Georgian leaders congratulate President Trump on inauguration day

President Donald Trump delivered his first address to the nation as commander-in-chief shortly after taking the oath of office at noon on Friday. Photo:, 21 Jan 2017 - 13:59, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia's President Giorgi Margvelashvili and Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili have congratulated Donald Trump, the new President of the United States, on the inauguration day.

In his congratulation letter, Margvelashvili said that he believes during Trump's leadership America will gain more power and welfare. 

"Let me confirm that Georgia remains as a strong partner of the United Stets", Margvelashvili said. 

He added he hopes that he will have the opportunity to invite Trump to Georgia any time convenient to him. 

Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili took to Twitter to share his congratulations with Trump.

"We congratulate Donald Trump [on] becoming [the] 45th president of [this] great country! [We] wish him success in making America [and the] world a better place to live in", Kvirikashvili wrote.

Trump was sworn in as US president on Friday. To start off his first speech as president, he thanked not only American citizens, but the ‘people of the world’.