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Donald Trump Speech Today at Motera Stadium HIGHLIGHTS: US President Donald Trump said on Modi. Trump, who was addressing over one lakh people at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, also said that "India is the country that has always been admired and where millions of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Jains, and Christians worship side by side".

Written by Shubhajit Roy , Ritu Sharma , Leena Misra , Parimal A Dabhi , Avinash Nair | Ahmedabad | Updated: February 26, 2020 8:29:29 am
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Donald Trump Speech at Motera Stadium HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not just the pride of Gujarat but also living proof that with hard work, Indians can accomplish anything in the world, US President Donald Trump said on Modi. Trump, who was addressing over one lakh people at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, also said that “India is the country that has always been admired and where millions of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Jains, and Christians worship side by side”. “You have always stood strong as one great Indian nation,” he told the crowd.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the other hand, said the US President’s visit to the country is a “new chapter” in history that will only further strengthen bilateral ties. “The trust between the two countries has grown massively. We are building a new India,” Modi said.

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14:57 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': India and America will always remain friends, says US President

Soon after the speech, Trump tweeted, "First Lady Melania Trump and I have travelled around 8,000 miles to visit India to give them a message: America is India's first love, America respects India and America will always be friends with India."

14:34 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': India creating world record of quickest financial inclusion, says PM Modi

"Today, India is not just creating a world record of sending the most satellites at once, but also the world record of the quickest financial inclusion," PM Modi said.

14:32 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': US working with Pakistan to crack down on terror groups, says Donald Trump

"The US and India are committed to working together to stop terrorists and to fight their ideology. For this reason, since taking office, my administration is working in a very positive way with Pakistan to crack down on terror organisations and militants that operate on the Pakistani border. Our relationship with Pakistan is a very good one. Thanks to these efforts we are beginning to see signs of big progress with Pakistan and we are hopeful for reduced tensions, greater stability and the future of harmony for all of the nations of South Asia," Trump had said.

14:28 (IST)24 Feb 2020
Donald Trump speech: Trust between India, US has increased immensively, says PM Modi

As Trump concluded his speech, PM Modi said, "Thank you for all that you have told us.  You have always expressed your love for us. Like America, India also has immense love for you. The trust between the two countries has grown massively. We are building a new India." 

14:25 (IST)24 Feb 2020
Donald Trump speech: 'US looks forward to providing India with some of the best equipment'

"As we continue to build our defence cooperation, the US looks forward to providing India with some of the best and most feared military equipment on the planet. We make the greatest weapons ever made. We make the best and we are dealing now with India," Trump said.

14:21 (IST)24 Feb 2020
Donald Trump speech LIVE: 'India and US have a natural and enduring friendship'

"PM Modi started off as a humble 'chaiwala'; he worked at cafeteria and is a shining example that Indians can achieve anything. Extreme poverty in your country will be eliminated in the next 10 years. India and US have a natural and enduring friendship. There is a difference between nation that rises by coercion and one that rises by setting people free that is India," Trump said.

14:18 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': Our doors will always be closed to terrorism, says US President at Motera Stadium

"We are firmly united to protect our citizens from the threat of Islamic fundamentalism and terrorism, both our countries have suffered from terrorism. Our doors will always be closed to terrorism and any form of extremists that threatens our national security and goes against our fundamental values," the US President said.

14:17 (IST)24 Feb 2020
Hoping for a good trade deal with, says PM Modi

"US will always continue to India's premier defence partner. We will make the biggest ever trade deal with India. Here's hoping for a good trade deal with India," Trump said.

14:16 (IST)24 Feb 2020
Donald Trump speech: India gives hope to humanity, says US President

"India gives hope to humanity. In just 70 years, India has become the largest democracy and has become one of the greatest nations in the world. Under PM Modi, villages in India have access to electricity. Over 300 million more have got internet connection. India will soon become the home to the world's largest middle class. What is impressive is that India has achieved all this as a democracy and as a tolerant country. India's achievement is unrivaled," Trump said.

14:13 (IST)24 Feb 2020
Donald Trump speech LIVE: US President hails Bollywood, cricketers of India

"All over the planet people take great joy in watching Bollywood films, bhangra, and classic films like DDLJ and Sholay. You cheer on great cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli," US President Donald Trump said.

14:12 (IST)24 Feb 2020
Donald Trump pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

"The First Lady and I had the pleasure of visiting Mahatma Gandhi's ashram where he had led the salt march. Tomorrow, we will lay a wreath in Delhi in honour of this great person. Today, we will visit an iconic monument, the Taj Mahal," the US President told the crowd.

14:08 (IST)24 Feb 2020
India always stood great as one nation, says Donald Trump

"India is the country that has always been admired and where millions of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Jains, and Christians worship side by side. You have always stood strong as one great Indian nation," Donald Trump told the crowd.

14:04 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': America loves India, says US President

"Five months ago, the United States welcomed your great Prime Minister at a giant football stadium in Texas and today, India welcomed us at the world's largest cricket stadium right here in Ahmedabad," Trump said. He added, "America loves India, America respects India and America will always be a faithful and loyal friend to the Indian people." 

14:01 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': Modi has proven that one can accomplish anything through hard work, says US President

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi, you have proven that Indians can accomplish anything they want through their hard work. You have an incredible story of your rise," Trump added. He also said that PM Modi is not just the pride of Gujarat, he is a living proof that with hard work & devotion, Indians can accomplish anything at all, anything they want. "The Prime Minister is a moving story of an incredible rise.", he said.

13:59 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': US President lauds PM Modi

US President Donald Trump is now addressing the crowd. "America will always be loyal to the people of India. You have done a great honor to the American people. We will always be thankful for your hospitability. The life of PM Modi underscores the limitless promise for this nation. When he was a young man, he worked at a cafeteria. Everybody loves him but I will tell you, he is very tough. Today, he is tremendously successful," he said.

13:54 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': PM Modi welcomes Melania Trump, family

Modi also welcomed First Lady Melania Trump to the country. "Ivanka, you had earlier visited India and am glad you are here again," Modi said. 

13:53 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': US President's visit new chapter in India-US ties, says PM Modi

"I am glad that under the leadership of President Trump, India's ties with the US have improved and this visit will be a new chapter which will lead us to the roads of progress and prosperity. Trump thinks big and the world is familiar with whatever he has done for the world," Modi told the crowd.

13:51 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': PM Modi addresses over 1 lakh at Motera Stadium

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the crowd at Motera Stadium.

13:50 (IST)24 Feb 2020
'Namaste Trump': Long live India-US relations, says PM Modi

"India's relations with US are far greater and closer than imagined. This event, 'Namaste, Trump' has a deeper meaning. I am thankful to the people of Gujarat for welcoming the US leader. Long live India-US relations," PM Modi said.

13:47 (IST)24 Feb 2020
PM Modi welcomes US President Trump at Motera Stadium

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who also arrived at the stadium, welcomed Trump by saying "Namaste Trump".

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After his arrival, US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday embarked on a 22-km-long roadshow from the Ahmedabad International Airport.

Modi, who reached Ahmedabad over an hour before Trump landed here, received Trump and his wife Melania upon their arrival. Trump and Modi began their roadshow from the airport.

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has left no stone unturned to make the roadshow a memorable experience for the dignitaries as well as the people.

Artistes and performers from many states were allotted a stage on the entire route to perform in their traditional attire. Around 50 stages were erected on the route, starting from the airport till Motera stadium via Indira bridge.

Authorities said over one lakh people are expected to line up along the route of the roadshow, which has been named as 'India Road Show' by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.

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