US President-elect Joe Biden celebrates his 78th birthday

US President-elect Joe Biden receives a national security briefing in Wilmington, Delaware, US, on November 17, 2020. (Reuters)

President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday, exactly two months before he is to succeed Donald Trump in the White House.

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Barack Obama’s former vice president is to be sworn in on January 20, becoming the oldest president in US history.

Biden’s team did not announce any particular birthday celebration for Friday.

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His schedule for the day includes a meeting in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware with House speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate.

Last Update: Friday, 20 November 2020 KSA 17:13 - GMT 14:13