Prez anoints Shrestha with CJ oath

KATHMANDU: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav administrated oath of office and secrecy to Chief Justice Ram Prasad Shrestha at the former's official residence in Shital Niwas, Kathmandu on Sunday morning.

Dr. Yadav, in accordance with the Interim constitution of Nepal 2063 has appointed Shrestha as Chief Justice as per the recommendation of the Constitutional Council.

The CC headed by Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal unanimously recommended Shrestha as the new CJ taking his seniority into consideration.

He assumed his duty in the Supreme Court today.