Donald Trump Jr arrives in India, to dine with luxury flat buyers

British writer and historian Patrick French called it an "abominable invitation to dinner with Trump Jr".

The Trump Organization has not put up any of the money towards the building of these new projects, and instead are lending their name and business acumen for a cut of the sales.

Donald Trump Jr.is on a week-long unofficial visit to India to promote his family's real estate projects.

Watchdog groups told The Post that the advertisements to meet Trump Jr. and him delivering a foreign policy speech while on a business trip created a complicated situation. Another reads, "Trump is here".

Trump Jr. will host a similar dinner in Kolkata, where 65% of the Trump Tower apartments have already been sold, according to an invitation seen by CNN.

Donald Trump Jr is heading to India this week, as the acting head of The Trump Organization attempts to woo potential buyers into purchasing units in its latest development.

Around 75 people have already stumped up and Indian developer Tribeca expects that number to increase to 100 before the promotion deadline expires on Thursday, said a staff member.

The president's son, who took over the company's operations with his brother Eric when their father took office, is scheduled to address a business summit in New Delhi on Friday.


At the global summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be present and speak on the topic of "Preparing India for the Future". An apartment in the Trump Towers complex in Gurgaon runs between $775,000 and $1.5 million. It wasn't clear when the NY dinner was scheduled to take place.

All are being built with local partners, with the Trump Organization giving permission to use its brand and taking a share of the profits.

The Trump family does not own or build any of the properties. Its interiors are designed by HBA Studios, which has been described as "one of the biggest names in luxury interiors."> In Pune, two towers of 23 stories each are being constructed over an area of 268,000 sq ft in collaboration with Panchshil developers.

"Trump's company is literally selling access to the president's son overseas", said Jordan Libowitz, the communications director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, which is frequently critical of the first family.

The invitation has sparked concerns of a possible conflict of interest.

The overlap in India between father and son creates a spectacle with few parallels in business and diplomacy.

On January 10, in its largest super-luxury residential development in India, Trump Organization had launched a 1.25 million sq ft project in Gurgaon.


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