May 19, 2017 20:17 GMT by dailymail.co.uk

Melania and Ivanka Trump join Donald on trip abroad

Melania and Ivanka Trump join Donald on trip abroad

Melania, 47, and Ivanka, 35, are joining President Donald Trump on the first international trip of his presidency.

Melania Trump modeled an orange leather pencil skirt as she and her husband President Donald Trump embarked on their first foreign trip as the first family. 

The 47-year-old First Lady was smiling and holding her husband's hand as they were photographed walking across the White House's South Lawn towards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, where they boarded Air Force One. 

The president's daughter Ivanka Trump is also taking part in the overseas trip, and while her stepmother donned and edgy leather skirt for their flight to Saudi Arabia, she opted for a ladylike floral dress. 

Melania Trump donned an orange leather skirt and nude pumps as she joined her husband President Donald Trump on the first international trip of his presidency 

Melania Trump donned an orange leather skirt and nude pumps as she joined her husband President Donald Trump on the first international trip of his presidency 

The president and his wife held hands as they walked across the South Lawn of the White House to board Marine One 

The president and his wife held hands as they walked across the South Lawn of the White House to board Marine One 

President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner joined them on Marine One, which took them to Andrews Air Force Base, where they boarded Air Force One

President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner joined them on Marine One, which took them to Andrews Air Force Base, where they boarded Air Force One

Trump, Melania, Ivanka, and her husband Jared Kushner flew out on Friday for the first leg of their nine-day journey.

The president and his wife will be making stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome, Brussels, and Sicily during their first foreign tour of his presidency. 

Ivanka, who has an unpaid position as the president's assistant, will be with her father and her stepmother for six of the nine days of the trip, traveling with them to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Italy.  

The trip also includes an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican.  

Ivanka was all smiles as she donned a ladylike floral dress and nude suede heels 

Ivanka was all smiles as she donned a ladylike floral dress and nude suede heels 

The president and his wife will be making stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome, Brussels, and Sicily during their trip 

The president and his wife will be making stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome, Brussels, and Sicily during their trip 

Melania tucked her cream long sleeve top into her high-waisted skirt, which featured a small slit in the front 

Melania tucked her cream long sleeve top into her high-waisted skirt, which featured a small slit in the front 

Melania turned around and flashed a megawatt smiles as she headed towards Marine One 

Melania turned around and flashed a megawatt smiles as she headed towards Marine One 

'I am very excited for the upcoming trip,' Melania said in a press release.

'This will not just be an opportunity to support my husband as he works on important matters of national security and foreign relations, it will also be my honor to visit and speak with women and children from different countries, with different perspectives.' 

Trump will be accompanied by his wife throughout each day, but the First Lady will also travel to participate in her own events including spousal programs at the NATO and G-7 summits. 

Vice President Mike Pence escorted the couple across the South Lawn head of their flight 

Vice President Mike Pence escorted the couple across the South Lawn head of their flight 

Melania held on to the railings as she carefully boarded Marine One at the White House 

Melania held on to the railings as she carefully boarded Marine One at the White House 

Melania paired her outfit with nude Manolo Blahnik stiletto heels 

Melania paired her outfit with nude Manolo Blahnik stiletto heels 

Jared, a White House senior adviser, and Ivanka continued to hold hands while walking towards Air Force Once at Andrews Air Force Base 

Jared, a White House senior adviser, and Ivanka continued to hold hands while walking towards Air Force Once at Andrews Air Force Base 

She is also expected to deliver remarks to the United States military personnel and families in Italy.

The White House isn't releasing a comprehensive itinerary for Melania, citing security concerns.

President Trump and his wife, who lives in New York, kicked off Mother's Day weekend last Friday, by celebrating military mothers at the White House.

She was all smiles as she watched the president address the crowd at the event, which was held on National Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The two were also joined by First Daughter Ivanka. 

Trump and Melania walked side-by-side as they boarded Air Force One together 

Trump and Melania walked side-by-side as they boarded Air Force One together 

President Trump and Melania waved after boarding Air Force One together 

President Trump and Melania waved after boarding Air Force One together 

First Lady Melania announced on Thursday she will be joining Trump on an eight-day, five-stop trip on  their first foreign trek since the president took office 

First Lady Melania announced on Thursday she will be joining Trump on an eight-day, five-stop trip on  their first foreign trek since the president took office 

Melania is scheduled to accompany Trump throughout each day, but is also expected to participate in her own events including spousal programs at the NATO and G-7 summits

Melania is scheduled to accompany Trump throughout each day, but is also expected to participate in her own events including spousal programs at the NATO and G-7 summits

In a press release on Thursday, the first lady said she is 'very excited for the upcoming trip' where she will speak with women and children 'with different perspectives' 

In a press release on Thursday, the first lady said she is 'very excited for the upcoming trip' where she will speak with women and children 'with different perspectives' 

During the event, he praised Melania saying he had become 'so popular'. 

The president paid tribute to his wife and the 'great moms' of America before choosing to spend Mother's Day morning playing golf at one of his clubs.

'Wishing @FLOTUS Melania and all of the great mothers out there a wonderful day ahead with family and friends!' tweeted Trump, who spent Sunday morning at the Trump National Golf Club, in Sterling, Virginia. 

Melania had also tweeted a simple 'Happy Mother's Day'.

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