Newly appointed CJ Karki takes oath of office and secrecy

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Kathmandu, July 11: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered oath of office and secrecy to newly appointed Chief Justice Sushila Karki at a special programme organised at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Sheetal Niwas, today.
The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee had on Sunday approved the name of Karki recommended by the Constitutional Council on April 10 for her appointment to the post. Karki has now become the first woman Chief Justice.
Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Speaker Onsari Gharti, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, Judges at Supreme Court, Chief Secretary, Chiefs of constitutional and security bodies and representatives of Nepal Bar Association, among others were present on the occasion.
Similarly, President Bhandari also administered oath of office and secrecy to newly appointed Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav. The meeting of the PHSC on Friday had approved the recommendation in this regard.
Both of them are assuming their respective offices today. RSS

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