Just hours before the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump, Trump calls Modi a true friend.
Modi left for Washington after his visit to Portugal during which the two nations signed 11 agreements. He will meet the US president. This is the first time both the nation’s leaders are meeting.
Both the leaders will read out a brief statement each after the one-on-one, but they would not take questions from the media, which is an unusual practice after the President meeting with a foreign dignitary. , this was reportedly done at India’s Behest.
Meanwhile, Trump tweeted, Look forward to welcoming India’s PM Modi to @WhiteHouse on Monday. Important strategic issues to discuss with a true friend!
On the other hand, Indian town Marora renames itself “Trump Village” as a gesture to the US president ahead of PM Modi’s Washington.