US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are all set to visit Agra and Ahmedabad on the first day of their maiden visit to India. They are visiting India along with US President’s daughter Ivanka Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner along with a large US delegation on a two-day tour on February 24.
Agra is gearing up to host the VVIP guests and the arrangements are underway.
Posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump and US’ First lady Melania Trump are put up across Agra ahead of the visit. However, PM Modi is unlikely to join the Trumps in Agra where they would be visiting the historical monument, Taj Mahal.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will welcome US President Donald Trump and will accompany the US President to the Taj Mahal.
“Work related to infrastructure development has been completed,now we are focusing on cleanliness and beautification of streets,” said Rajiv Rathi, Executive Engineer, Municipal Corporation on the preparations.
“UP government has sent 3000 artists to Agra. Over 300 artists are working (to beautify places) near Kheria Airport. We have identified 21 spots where stages will be set up for different kind of cultural programmes on February 24,” said Agra District Magistrate Prabhu Narain Singh.
“10 Paramilitary companies have been deployed. Sniper points identified. Total 4000-5000 security personnel deployed at several points throughout the designated route. CCTV cameras placed across the city,” said SP City, Agra on security arrangements ahead of US President’s visit.
Agra: Preparations underway, ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit to Agra on Feb 24. Rajiv Rathi, Executive Engineer, Municipal Corporation says,”Work related to infrastructure development has been completed,now we are focusing on cleanliness & beautification of streets.” pic.twitter.com/A1yFCp0c2W
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“We will hand over a silver key weighing 600 grams to US President Donald Trump upon his arrival in the city on Feb 24. The concept behind greeting guests with a key is to symbolically convey a message that they are welcome to unlock gates and enter Agra,” said Agra Mayor Naveen Jain.
Jaipur-based designers have confirmed that a special gold and silver-plated tableware has been designed for the Trump couple. The ‘Trump Collection’ as it is called, is for the personal use of US President Donald Trump and Melania Trump during their Delhi visit.
Jaipur: The ‘Trump Collection’, gold&silver plated tableware specially designed for personal use of US President Donald Trump and Melania Trump during their Delhi visit. Manufacturer Arun Pabuwal says,”Its a special design.We served ex-President Barack Obama also when he visited” pic.twitter.com/wR7ZcINj3A
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“Its a special design.We served ex-President Barack Obama also when he visited,” manufacturer Arun Pabuwal said.
In Ahmedabad, where ‘Namaste Trump’ event will be held at Motera Stadium in n 24th February, sky patrolling is being conducted over the venue.
“The performance to start with the song ‘Jai-Jai-Kara, Swami saath dena humara’ and end with ‘Bam Bam Lahiri’, if I have my way I would make him(Trump) also dance on this song,” said veteran singer Kailash Kher on his performance at ‘Namaste Trump’ event.
A 6-ft high and 6-ft wide ‘Mini Motera Stadium’ has also been set up at Kumkum Temple in Maninagar, Ahmedabad.