White House to take call on Trump’s Sabarmati Ashram visit: Gujarat CM

All preparations are in final stages for the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump

Updated - February 21, 2020 07:19 pm IST

Published - February 21, 2020 05:38 pm IST - Ahmedabad

Mr. Rupani’s statement came in the backdrop of speculation in the last two days that the U.S. president will not visit the Sabarmati Ashram, a place closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi.

Mr. Rupani’s statement came in the backdrop of speculation in the last two days that the U.S. president will not visit the Sabarmati Ashram, a place closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi.

The White House will decide if U.S. President Donald Trump will visit the Sabarmati Ashram during his day-long trip to the city on February 24, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Friday.

Mr. Rupani’s statement came in the backdrop of speculation in the last two days that the U.S. president will not visit the Sabarmati Ashram, a place closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi.

Earlier it was announced that after landing at the airport here on February 24, Mr. Trump will go to the Sabarmati Ashram and spend around 30 minutes there.

All preparations are in final stages for the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump.

 

He will directly come to Ahmedabad from Washington. “After that a grand roadshow will be organised.

“Then he will go to the Motera stadium for ‘Namaste Trump’ programme where two top leaders of the world (Mr. Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi) will be present, Mr. Rupani said.

Asked about Mr. Trump’s visit to the Sabarmati Ashram, Mr. Rupani said, rhe White House will decide about it and we will be informed soon.

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