Donald Trump was today sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. This was the 58th formal presidential inaugural ceremony since 1789, when US' first president George Washington was inaugurated.
Mike Pence was sworn in as the Vice-President. Trump took oath before around 900,000 people outside the domed US Capitol, with US Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.
In his Presidential speech, Trump said that while challenges will come, they will get the job done. "January 20, 2017 will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation," he said.
Trump, promising to work together and bring back prosperity, said that till now the country has defended other nations’ borders while refusing to defend its own and have spent trillions of dollars overseas while America’s infrastructure fell into disrepair and decay.
Assuring the people, he said that America will never be ignored ever again. He further said that the country will build new roads, bridges, airports, railways “with American hands and American labour.”
"We will not fail. Our country will thrive and prosper again," Donald Trump said.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the new American president.