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Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump visit Taj Mahal  
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Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump visit Taj Mahal  

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Feb 2020, 11:49 am

New Delhi/IBNS: Ending his Ahmedabad spectacle, US President Donald Trump, along with First Lady Melania Trump, are currently visiting India's iconic Taj Mahal in Agra city on Monday.

Trump arrived in Agra after completing his Agra visit.

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath received the Trumps at Kheria Airport in the city.

The road leading to the Taj Mahal from Kheria Airport has been decked up for his visit. The local administration had ordered for closure of the monument from 12 noon in the view of the US president's visit.

Massive billboards have been put up and roundabouts decked up with American and Indian flags to welcome the US President.

The US President is expected to stay at the Taj Mahal for about an hour before leaving for Delhi around 6.45 pm.

As many as 10 companies each of Provincial Armed Constabulary and central paramilitary forces have been deployed in Agra along with a dozen teams of the National Security Guard and nearly 4,500 Uttar Pradesh police personnel.

In Ahmedabad, he was welcomed by Indian PM Narendra Modi after he arrived in India for his maiden visit to the south Asian nation.

Trump and Modi jointly participated in the 'Namaste Modi' event in Motera Stadium.

Before visiting Motera Stadium, Trump participated in a 22-km-long roadshow.

He also visited Sabarmati Ashram briefly.

He will visit India till Tuesday.