India and the United States have constructed shut political and safety ties, however in recent times commerce frictions have come to the fore
US President Donald Trump is considering visiting India next month, for what can be his first visit to the world’s largest democracy since he took workplace three years in the past, sources with information of the matter stated on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, looking for to construct shut ties with Washington, had beforehand invited Trump to attend India’s annual Republic Day parade later this month, however the US officers stated it will conflict with the president’s State of the Union handle.
“There has been an open invitation for him to visit, both sides are working out the dates,” one of many sources stated.
Another supply stated Trump may come within the second half of February and that he could visit a second metropolis moreover the nationwide capital Delhi.
The Indian international ministry didn’t have a direct touch upon the proposed visit.
India and the United States have constructed shut political and safety ties, however in recent times commerce frictions have come to the fore. Trump has steadily named India as one of many international locations with the best tariffs on the earth and withdrawn a key commerce concession for that purpose.
The two sides have been attempting to work out a brand new and restricted commerce pact on decreasing tariffs, however these negotiations have run into issues over broader points of information privateness and controls over e-commerce.
Also Read: Wipro Q3 revenue drops 3% to Rs 2,463 crore; income up 2.73%
Also Read: Satya Nadella’s CAA remarks: Meenakshi Lekhi pitches training for ‘literates’
Also Read: Statue of Unity will get listed amongst eight wonders of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation