US President Donald Trump on Monday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi to greet the nation on its 71st Independence Day, Modi said in a tweet.

“Appreciate the warm felicitations from @POTUS, who called this evening to convey Independence Day greetings. Thank you @realDonaldTrump,” Modi tweeted.

Earlier the US President had confirmed that his daughter Ivanka Trump will be leading the US delegation at the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad.

President Donald Trump took to twitter to confirm the move, “Ivanka Trump will lead the U.S. delegation to India this fall, supporting women’s entrepreneurship globally. #GES2017”, he twitted.

PM Modi had welcomed the arrival, ” Look forward to Ms. Ivanka Trump’s presence at #GES 2017, Hyderabad as the leader of the US delegation, he wrote on twitter to confirm the visit.

With inputs from IANS