Departing for India with Melania! Trump tweets as he emplanes for Ahmedabad

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Feb 23, 2020, 08.58 PM(IST) Edited By: Sparshita Saxena

Donald Trump begins his much-anticipated visit as he arrives in the UK with first lady Melania Trump. Photograph:( AFP )

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Trump is expected to arrive in Ahmedabad on Monday noon after which he will head straight to the Motera stadium for the 'Namaste Trump' event.

US President Donald Trump on Saturday emplaned for his two-day visit to India. 

Taking to Twitter, Trump tweeted out saying, "Departing for India with Melania!" and posted a video along. 

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Trump is expected to arrive in Ahmedabad on Monday noon after which he will pay a visit to Sabarmati Ashram and will then head straight to the Motera stadium for the 'Namaste Trump' event.

This will be the US  President's maiden visit to India. 

Trump's visit is divided into three sections. His trip will start from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat and will head to Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

Also read: Namaste Trump - India gears up for US President Donald Trump's visit

Trump's second day of the trip will focus on diplomatic engagements in the national capital. 

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted out saying "Look so forward to being with my great friends in INDIA!"

Also read: With ornate private spa and food testing lab, ITC hotel's uber luxurious suite to host Trump in Delhi 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also welcomed the US President and tweeted out saying that "India looks forward to welcoming @POTUS @realDonaldTrump"

"It is an honour that he will be with us tomorrow, starting with the historic programme in Ahmedabad!" his tweet read.