New Delhi: India and the US on Tuesday finalised defence offers price USD three billion, and signed three MoUs, together with one in vitality sector, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that the 2 international locations have determined to take Indo-US ties to complete world partnership degree.
The unprecedented and historic welcome given to Trump in India shall be remembered, stated Modi at a joint press meet with Trump and added that the relations between the 2 international locations will not be merely confined to governments however are people-driven.
Trump introduced that the 2 international locations have finalised defence offers price USD three billion and asserted that their focus was on having a complete commerce deal.
The relations between the 2 international locations have by no means been pretty much as good as they’re now, Trump stated, including that the international locations have made “wonderful deal”.
In his temporary remarks firstly of official talks, Modi stated “Defence cooperation between two countries is reflective of rising strategic partnership between India and US. We also agreed on new mechanism to contain drug trafficking” the Prime Minister stated.
Modi welcomed the US president and thanked him for taking outing for the go to to India.
President Trump, in flip, stated the final two days in India had been wonderful, particularly the occasion on the Motera stadium in Ahmedabad.
“It was a great honour for me. I would imagine they (the people) were there maybe more for you than for me… 125,000 people were inside. Every time I mentioned your name, there were cheers. People love you,” Trump advised Modi in entrance of the media.
Earlier, Trump was accorded a ceremonial welcome on the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Modi welcomed Trump and First Woman Melania Trump at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The US president additionally obtained a tri-services guard of honour on the presidential palace.
The Trumps, who additionally paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial Rajghat right here, arrived in Ahmedabad round midday on Monday for the primary leg of their 36-hour India go to.