Addressing the crowd at the Motera stadium, US President Donald Trump said that he is proud to call Narendra Modi “my friend” as he works tirelessly for India.
Ahemdabad| “America loves India, America respects India and America will always be a faithful and loyal friend to the Indian people,” Trump said at Motera stadium.
Continuing his address, Donald Trump said, “Five months ago, the United States welcomed your great Prime Minister at a giant football stadium in Texas and today India welcomes us at the world’s largest cricket stadium right here in Ahmedabad.”
He said that he will remember India for its “remarkable hospitality”. “India will hold a special place in our hearts. PM Modi started out as ‘tea wallah’, he worked as a tea seller. Everybody loves him but I will tell you this, he is very tough,” Trump said.
Calling Narendra Modi the pride of Gujarat, Trump said while addressing the jam-packed Motera stadium, “You are living proof that with hard work and devotion, Indians can accomplish anything at all, anything they want. The Prime Minister is a moving story of an incredible rise,” he said.
At the Namaste trump event, the US President said, “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 an 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 unrivalled.”
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India is a creative hub that creates over 2,000 movies from Bollywood, Donald Trump said at the Motera stadium. “India embraces liberty, rule of law and freedom. Even though there are so many communities and languages, you all unite as one great Indian nation,” he said.
“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,” he added.