President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs, Narayan Khadka.

The new Minister took oath amidst a ceremony at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Shital Niwas today in the presence of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota and National Assembly Chair Ganesh Prasad Timalsina were also present on the occasion.

The President Bhandari appointed Khadka the Minister for Foreign Affairs today itself on the recommendation of the Prime Minister Deuba.