PM Modi Unlikely To Accompany Trump
By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 22, Feb 2020, 17:11 pm IST | UPDATED: 22, Feb 2020, 17:11 pm IST
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to accompany US President Donald Trump and his family members during their visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra on Monday, PTI reported. Trump is scheduled for a two-day visit to India. He will land in India on 24 February and visit Ahmedabad where he will inaugurate the new Motera stadium. The US President will then visit Agra on the next day.There is much anticipation ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to India. Earlier, US First Lady Melania Trump was reported to be the only family member to accompany the President. Now, it is being reported that Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner will also be accompanying the US President.After attending an event at Ahmedabad, the Trumps will travel to Agra on Monday afternoon to visit the Taj Mahal before arriving at the national capital for the main leg of the visit.
When asked about reports that Modi may accompany Trump to Agra, official sources said there was no such plan.
They said the visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra by the US President and his family members will afford them the opportunity to view the historical monument suitably. Therefore, no official engagements or presence of senior dignitaries from the Indian side is envisaged there, the sources said.
Modi will be in Ahmedabad on Monday where a public reception will be accorded to the US President and the First Lady. The Prime Minister will also be present for the Delhi leg of the visit where official engagements are envisaged on February 25, the sources said.
(With PTI Inputs)