Samia Suluhu has been sworn in as Tanzania’s first female President.
She takes over from the late President John Pombe Magufuli.
She was sworn in at State House Dar es Salaam.
She said Magufuli will be buried on Thursday next week.
Suluhu promised to strictly adhere to the Tanzanian Constitution.
“Tanzania is a country of law and order and nothing will go wrong,” she said.
She also thanked the Tanzanian opposition for their messages of condolences and goodwill.
“Its time to set a side our differences and work together for the betterment of our nation. Let us be optimistic and we will succeed,” she said.
Suluhu is 61 years old.
After the swearing in, she chaired her first cabinet meeting.
Suluhu hails from Zanzibar.