KATHMANDU — Newly elected Chief Justice Sushila Karki has taken the oath of office and secrecy on Monday.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered the oath to Karki amid a special function organised at the President’s Office.
Prime minister KP Sharma Oli, Vice-president Nanda Bahadur Pun, Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar, among others, were present at the oath taking ceremony at the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas.
The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee had unanimously endorsed the name of Justice Karki for the empty position of Chief Justice at the Supreme Court of Nepal on Sunday.
Following KArki’s oath taking function, She administered the oath of office and secrecy to recently designated Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav.
The oath was administered in presence of President Bhandari.
The PHSC meeting had endorsed Yadav’s appointment on Friday.
Both Karki and Yadav have assumed their respective offices today itself.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.