March 24, 2018 17:19 IST

Martin Vizcarra sworn in as Peru's new president

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Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra took the oath of office on Friday, pledging to take a strong stance against corruption in government. Vizcarra, who was vice president until scandal-hit Pedro Pablo Kuczynski handed in his resignation as president on Wednesday, also called for national unity. Credit: (Photo by LUKA GONZALES/AFP/Getty Images)
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Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra leaves the Congress in Lima and heads to the presidential palace after swearing in on March 23, 2018. Vizcarra was sworn in as Peru's new president after, as vice president, he was catapulted to the post when Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigned to avoid impeachment. Credit: (Photo by LUKA GONZALES/AFP/Getty Images)
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Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra arrives at the presidential palace after swearing in a ceremony at the Congress in Lima on March 23, 2018. Credit: (Photo by ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)
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Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra (R) sings the national anthem after being sworn in by the president of the Congress Luis Galarreta (L), during a ceremony at the Congress in Lima on March 23, 2018. Credit: (Photo by CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra delivers a speech after taking oath during a ceremony at the Congress in Lima on March 23, 2018. Credit: (Photo credit by CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)