Agra, Feb 24 : About 25,000 school students will welcome US President Donald Trump along his 13 km long route here, officials said on Monday.
A senior UP government official told IANS, "Over 25,000 students from government as well as private schools will welcome President Trump here." He said, besides the government school students, about 500 women associated with self help groups will also welcome Trump in the historic city.
The official further said that the students will be holding Indian and US national flags in their hands and they will wave the US President.
Earlier in the day, Trump arrived in Ahmedabad along with his wife Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner and top US officials.
The US first family was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad.
Trump will be received by Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the Kheria airport in the Taj city of Agra.
Speaking to IANS, students of Gopal Das Memorial Eductional Institute said that they were excited to welcome Trump in their city.
Pooja, a student of the institute, told IANS, "We are very excited to welcome the US first family in our city." Meanwhile, other students of the Institute said that they want to give best example of hospitality to the US President.
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