US President Donald Trump reached for his maiden visit to India for talks with the top Indian leadership during which the two countries are expected to significantly ramp up bilateral relations, especially in the defence and
strategic ties. Trump, who accompanied by First Lady Melania, daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and the top brass of his administration.
Trump was accorded a massive reception in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state on Monday, with more than 100,000 people filling into a cricket stadium for a “Namaste Trump” rally.
During his speech he emphasised on counter terrorism and Islamic extremism in conjunction with India. He point out a collaborative endeavour to counter terrorism under the USA and India administrative security supervision. Trump announced that the US would sign 3 billion dollar defence deal with India on Tuesday and sell over 3 billion dollar militant helicopters and other equipment to the Indian army forces. After closure of felicitation ceremony, Trump and Melenia reached at Agra to visit iconic Taj Mahal where both the president and the first lady signed the visitor book to accolade the beauty of monument and pronounce diversity of Indian culture and tradition.
Next day, the two nations have signed 3 MOUs, consists of one for the energy sector at Hyderabad house New Delhi during their India-US bilateral talks. US president also discussed the importance of secure 5G telecoms networks in India and its planned auction by their country. Both country delegates have affirmed the “epochal’ trade deal between two countries to strengthen the economic ties between the two nations. They also talked about geopolitical evolution of china and their trade and investment plans. Along this, both nation have agree upon to sign a deal
to buy 24 Seahawk helicopters worth 2.6 billion dollar and also plans a ensue order for six Apache helicopters that prove beneficial for Indo- Pacific security.
Both Trump and Modi assured of the trade accord and affirm that it will be of great importance to both countries in connection with bilateral global relations.