Today, all eyes were on Joe Biden being sworn in as the 46th US President. #InaugurationDay was trending at No. 1 on Twitter in Pakistan.
Vice President Kamala Harris made history as the first female, first Black and first South Asian VP.
Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated President Biden in a tweet:
“I congratulate President @JoeBiden on his inauguration. Look forward to working with @POTUS in building a stronger Pak-US partnership through trade & economic engagement, countering climate change, improving public health, combating corruption & promoting peace in region & beyond.”
Biden took the oath of office from US Chief Justice John Roberts. He said that “democracy has prevailed” and it was a day of “history and hope”. Biden said his whole soul is in “putting America back together again”.
It was interesting to see that former US President Donald Trump did not attend the inauguration ceremony.
Here are some tweets that sum up the inauguration.