Diplomacy

India invites Donald Trump as Chief Guest for 2019 Republic Day celebrations

US President Donald Trump has been invited by the Indian Government to be chief guest at next year’s Republic Day celebrations, a report stated.

In response to the invite sent in April, the Trump administration said they have been ‘favorably’ considering it, reported The Times of India.

In 2015, the NDA government had hosted then US President Barack Obama during its celebrations. In 2016, (now former) French president Francois Hollande had been invited as the Chief Guest while in 2017, the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the guest.

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