Donald Trump concludes India two-day visit, says 'a great learning experience'
New Delhi : The US President Donald Trump on Tuesday held extensive bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then attended the grand banquet laid down by President Ram Nath Kovind in his honour at the Rashtrapati Bhavan before concluding his two-day tour to India.
On the second day, PM Modi, alongside Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar arrived at the venue for the ceremonial reception of the US President and First Lady Melania Trump.
President Donald Trump, accompanied by US First Lady Melania Trump, was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by Kovind and his wife Savita and greeted with a 21-gun salute at the forecourt as he arrived at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the second day of his visit.
From there, they went to Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Raj Ghat where the US President laid down a wreath and observed a minute's silence.
The US President then went to Hyderabad House where he discussed several bilateral matters with PM Modi.
Meanwhile, First Lady Melania Trump paid a visit to a government school – Sarvodaya Co-Educational Senior Secondary School – in South Delhi's Moti Bagh. During her visit, she interacted with the students and watched a special dance performance by the students organised in her honour.
President Donald Trump and PM Modi then addressed a press conference at the US Embassy where the former gave an insight on the much-talked-about trade deal.
Elaborating his talks to the media, the US President said that he discussed the issue of religious freedom with PM Modi during his talks and asserted that the Prime Minister wants religious freedom for all his citizens.
In the end, the Trumps were hosted for a grand dinner at the Rashtrapati Bhavan with President Kovind.
In all praises of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trump said it was a great learning experience before taking leave and concluding his two-day visit.