Hours before landing in Ahmedabad, US President Donald Trump tweeted in Hindi he was excited to visit India. The US President and the First Lady Melania Trump will visit India along with a US delegation comprising Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner.
हम भारत आने के लिए तत्पर हैं । हम रास्ते में हैँ, कुछ ही घंटों में हम सबसे मिलेंगे!- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 24, 2020
The Prime Minister responded to Trump's tweet in Hindi by tweeting "Atithi Devi Bhava".
अतिथि देवो भव: https://t.co/mpccRkEJCE- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 24, 2020
Earlier, Ivanka Trump also tweeted she was honoured to return to India after two years. She also said, "The grand friendship between the world's two largest democracies has never been stronger!"
Two years after joining @narendramodi at the Global Entrepreneurial Summit in Hyderabad, I am honored to return to India with @POTUS and @FLOTUS to celebrate that the grand friendship between the world's two largest democracies has never been stronger! 🇺🇸 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/r1d5fl9mtq- Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) February 23, 2020
Donald Trump will arrive at around 11:30 am today. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has landed in Ahmedabad to welcome the POTUS and his family. Upon his arrival, PM Modi was welcomed by the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani and the Deputy CM of Gujarat, Nitin Patel.
PM @narendramodi landed in Ahmedabad.
In a short while from now, @POTUS will be landing in Ahmedabad.February 24, 2020
The American delegation that will accompany Trump on his first visit to India includes Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Trump, who is the first serving US President to ever visit Gujarat, will visit three Indian cities as a part of this tour- Ahmedabad, Agra and Delhi.