All decked up for Trump's visit: Rupani

All decked up for Trump's visit: Rupani

Agency News

Gandhinagar, Feb 17 : Chief Minister Vijay Rupani here on Monday said US President Donald Trump would be accorded grandest possible welcome during his joint visit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Gujarat on February 24.

Talking to mediapersons, Mr Rupani informed that there would be a grand road show (India Road Show) in Ahmedabad to welcome the US President. Mr Modi will receive Mr Trump at the Ahmedabad airport on February 24. The two leaders would participate in a road show from Ahmedabad--Sabarmati Ashram--Sardar Patel Stadium. There would also be a host of cultural events.

The largest cricket stadium--Sardar Patel Stadium- -in Motera would be inaugurated where the 'Namaste Trump' event be held, Mr Rupani said. The event is likely to be attended by 1.20 lakh people. For uninterrupted coverage of the visit, Public sector broadcaster Doordarshan was laying over 30-km-long optical fiber cable. Meanwhile, vehicles and other apparatus for the security of the US President arrived at the SVPI airport in Ahmedabad from McGuire Air base of the US in a Air Mobility Command Aircraft. (UNI)