‘America loves India’, says Donald Trump, praises PM Modi

US President Donald Trump who arrives in India on Monday on his two-day state visit said, “America loves India and we respect India.”

While speaking at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, Trump said, “It is a profound honour to be in Motera in this beautiful stadium. Thank you for your spectacular welcome. Melania and my family will remember this forever.”

Prime Minister Modi said, “India-US relations are no longer just another partnership. It is a far greater and closer relationship.”

“There is so much that we share: Shared Values & Ideals Shared Spirit of Enterprise & Innovation Shared Opportunities & Challenges Shared Hopes & Aspirations,” PM Modi added.

President Trump has landed in India on Monday noon and kicked off his first India visit from Gujarat. PM Modi received Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump and others at the Ahmedabad airport today.

Trump and Modi visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. The two leaders staged a massive roadshow through Ahmedabad.

Trump and his delegation will later leave for Agra to see the iconic Taj Mahal.