KATHMANDU — President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed former Minister and senior advocate Agni Kharel as the Attorney General on Tuesday.
On the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Oli, President Bhandari appointed Kharel as the Attorney General as per Article 157 (2) of the Constitution, the President’s office informed.
A permanent resident of Gauradaha-3 of Jhapa, Kharel had worked as the Law Minister from 2007 to 2013 in the CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government. He is the politburo member of the UML.
Attorney General Basanta Ram Bhandari had resigned from his post after Oli was appointed as the Prime Minister of Nepal on February 15.Follow @gorkhapost
Closed session of NC mahasamiti meeting kicks off
KATHMANDU- The closed session of the Nepali Congress mahasamiti meeting kicked off this morning.
In the closed session, General Secretary has presented the organizational report while Treasurer Sitadevi Yadav the account report, and Joint General Secretary Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat the economic proposal. The mahasamiti members are to discuss thoroughly on these three documents today.
NC Spokesperson Bishwo Prakash Sharma informed the National News Agency (RSS) that the party statute would be passed based on the views of the attending members.
However, the consensus is eluding on the draft amendment of the statute. After the central committee forges consensus, it would be presented before the mahasamiti meeting.
More than 1,700 representatives including members and observers are attending the mega meeting. The mega meeting of the party is to continue for two more days.Follow @gorkhapost