US President Donald Trump is set to arrive in Ahmedabad on February 24. Security has been heightened in the city with the president’s staff already reaching Ahmedabad airport to look after the preparedness. Trump will be accompanied by his wife Melania.
Being one of the most important figures in the world, Trump is protected by a top-notch security ring. (Image: Reuters)
Never leave the President’s side: The Secret Service agents never leave the President alone. (Image: Reuters)
Even if he goes to a medical clinic, the armed guards are always there. (Image: Reuters)
Special vehicles: The President of the US travels in a special limousine and flies in the Air Force One, the most sophisticated civilian aircraft in the world. (Image: Reuters)
Watch What He Eats: The cooks and helpers in the President’s staff are being constantly monitored. Security agents make sure they are in the know of what is being put and mixed in Trump’s food. (Image: Reuters)
Travelling with the President’s blood type: The security personnel need to be ready for all scenarios. They carry blood type, similar to the President’s, in case he needs a transfusion. (Image: Reuters)
Dog squads: As the visit of President Trump inches closer, sniffer dogs are set into action to make sure that the areas are bomb-proof. (Image: Reuters)
Tight vigil: Even if the President wants to move around without the Secret Service, he can’t do so. He may be the most powerful person in the world but calls on his security are taken by the Secret Service. (Image: Reuters)
Security paraphernalia: As many as 6 Boeing C17 planes carrying 37 cars, including President’s car known as The Beast will land in India, according to media reports. One of these flights will also carry some helicopters, in case he needs to travel somewhere within India. (Image: Reuters)
The Hotel: The security agents choose where the President will stay. They conduct recce and run background checks on hotel employees. (Image: Reuters)
Marking Possible Threats: It is the president's first visit after his acquittal by the Senate in the impeachment trial. For trips as important as this one, the secret service personnel coordinate with the local police force to identify possible threats.