Donald Trump arrived in India with much fanfare. Here are the key moments from his first day

(ABC News) – United States President Donald Trump has mangled the pronunciation of several Indian names, including cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, on an otherwise successful first day of his state visit to India.

Key points:

The leaders were full of praise for the other but refrained from any substantive announcements

Mr Trump also stumbled over the names of Mr Modi’s home state of Gujarat

The two countries will sign deals on Tuesday to sell military helicopters worth $4.5 billion

Mr Trump came at the invitation of the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and the pair spoke at the world’s largest cricket stadium, Motera Stadium, with a seating capacity of 110,000.

It was the world’s largest democracy welcoming the first and most powerful.

The visit to Ahmedabad was style over substance, with each leader full of praise for the other but refraining from any substantive announcements.

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