Trumps attend state dinner hosted by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump with President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan during a state banquet hosted by Kovind in the honour of the visiting President.

Written by February 25, 2020 21:29

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump with President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan during a state banquet hosted by Kovind in the honour of the visiting President.

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are also present.

“India deeply committed to strategic partnership with the US,” says President Kovind to Trump.

“A lot of productive work has been done in the last two days; we are working on major trade and military deals,” Trump said.

“Coming to India tremendous learning experience,” Trump said.

VP, AR Rahman, several CMs at President’s dinner for Trump

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, music maestro AR Rahman and Chief Ministers of several states were present at the banquet dinner hosted by President Ram Nath Kovind in the honour of US President Donald Trump at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

Among other Indian dignitaries present there Minister for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri, chef Vikas Khanna, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

Melania opted for a subtle yet elegant outfit as she wore a sober pink loosely fitted dress with an accentuated bow around her neckline paired up with matching pants.

An elaborate menu that includes multiple vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies has been prepared for the couple.

The US President reached the Rashtrapati Bhavan after addressing a press conference in the evening. Earlier in the day, he had held both, restricted and delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.