Reference:- On 24 February 2020, US President Donald Trump arrives on his first two-day Indian visit. Gujarat and the world's largest cricket stadium, Motera Stadium, witnessed the reception and address of President Trump. This stadium is also known as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also present along with President and First Lady Melania Trump at the “Namaste Trump” program held in Ahmedabad. At this program, Trump addressed nearly 1.5 lakh people.
Main Points:- This is the second time after the Howdy Modi program in Texas, USA, when the US President and the Indian Prime Minister have appeared together on stage during the Namaste Trump program at Motera Stadium in India. In this visit discussed total 5 areas between the United States and India, including Security. Defence Energy, Technology and People to People Connectivity. President Donald Trump assuring India highest consideration for collaboration in defence sector. Simultaneously Trump also participated in the round table conference along with some of the leading CEOs, in which, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra and Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla were joined. Before coming to Delhi, Trump and first lady Melania Trump also visited the Gandhi Ashram in Sabarmati where they made spinning yarn by spinning a charkha. Additionally, both of them also visited the Taj Mahal in Agra.
The current state of Indo-American trade:- India is making better reach in developed markets for the development of its industry and service sectors. US, which has been an important trading partner of India in both goods and services for the last two decades. India is in a profit position in trade with the US In the year 2017-18, India's trade surplus was 21 billion dollars. However, the US trade deficit with India is only 1% of the US trade deficit with China.
Conclusion:- India and the United States need to strengthen their diplomatic relations and trade issues arising between the two countries these all things should be resolved through mutual dialogue. India needs to adopt a pragmatic approach to bilateral relations with the US and other countries.