US President Donald Trump's recently-concluded summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Finland was a costly affair. The US State Department made a lot of new purchase orders specifically for the summit.
According to federal documents, the hotel bill was a staggering $128,681.39 (Around Rs 88.12 lakh) and tech support was $100,972.50 (Around Rs 69.15 lakh), which also included an additional $12,000 (Rs 8.21 lakh) alone for laptop/printer rentals, reported TMZ.
Interestingly, Trump, who is well-known for criticising media time and again, spent a hefty amount of $52,703.38 (Around Rs 36.23 lakh) on feeding them.
The US government spent $15,913.35 (Around Rs 10.94 lakh) on Secret Service's ballistic glass installation and removal.
Also, a $56,000 (Around Rs 38. 50 lakh) was shelled by the government for paying the airport hangar rental fee.
The US government in total spent a whopping $302,124.62 (Around Rs 2.07 crore) for a one-day summit.
Thank you Helsinki, Finland! pic.twitter.com/rh4NUjPSwU— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 16, 2018
(With ANI inputs)