President administers oath of office to guvs, photo-journos entry barred

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari had administered the oath of office to newly appointed Governors for the seven provinces amid a ceremony at the President’s official residence, Sheetal Niwas today.

Seven governors recently appointed as the ceremonial state heads by the incumbent government on Wednesday were sworn-in at 4:00 pm in Sheetal Niwas, according to Keshav Ghimire, joint secretary at the Office of the President.

Photo journalists from private media outlets not allowed entry to Prez-office

The Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas barred entry to photo-journalists from private media outlets who had reached the vebue to capture details of swearing in ceremony of provincial chiefs.

However, photo-journalists of state owned media outlets were allowed entry for news collection with their cameras.