Boost To Indo-US Bilateral Relations: President Donald Trump Likely To Visit India From 24-26 FebruaryDonald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Representative Image)

United States (US) President Donald Trump is expected to visit India for the first time from 24-26 February for a trip which is still to be formally announced, reports Times of India.

The first ever visit of President Trump to India is likely to witness the two sides sign agreement on a trade deal. The visit comes months after Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi had visited the US and participated in a mega rally in Houston, Texas, which was attended by President Trump and thousands of Indian Americans.

Prior to the upcoming visit of President Trump to India, former president of the US Barack Obama had visited India back in 2015 as a chief guest of the Republic Day parade on an invitation from Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi.

According to the report, Trump’s visit will be used by both the countries to advance their strategic and economic ties which have made strides in recent years.

Meanwhile, India has appointed former Indian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu as its new envoy to the United States. Sandhu replaced Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who took charge as the new foreign secretary of India today (29 January).

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement