Following the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event in Texas’ Houston, US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that “the USA loves India” and described the mega community programme, attended by over 50,000 Indian-Americans, as “incredible”.

The President said these on tweets by PMO India and MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.

Attaching the tweet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, thanking Houston for the “amazing affection”, Trump posted: “The USA loves India!”

In another tweet, attaching the tweet of MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, with a video of the massive crowd at the NRG stadium, he remarked: “Incredible!”

“That’s a Texas-sized crowd! Electric atmosphere at the NRG arena in Houston as 50,000 strong Indian Americans wait for the historic occasion when PM @narendramodi comes on stage together with US President @realDonaldTrump at #HowdyModi,” MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar had tweeted.

In a rare and “historic” gesture, President Donald Trump had shared the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event.

This was the first time that an American president had addressed thousands of Indian-Americans at one place in the US.

President Trump praised PM Modi as “America’s greatest, most devoted, and loyal friend” and backed him in his governance, saying that Modi is “doing a truly excellent job in India and for all the Indian people”.

Ahead of the mega event, President Trump had tweeted that he was looking forward to being with “great India loving community”.