House to elect President and Vice-President on Wednesday

KATHMANDU: The Parliament meeting has decided to hold the Presidential and Vice-Presidential election on Wednesday, October 28.

Speaker Onsari Gharti said the Presidential and Vice-Presidential election should have held either on October 25, 04:30 pm, according as subsection (2) of article 297 or on October 28 by 11 am according as sub section (3) of the same article.

Speaker Gharti fixed the Presidential and Vice-presidential election date to be held on Wednesday, according as section 26 and subsection (1) of section 38 and has appointed Secretary General Manohar Prasad Bhattarai of Parliament Secretariat as an Election Officer.

Speaker Gharti also directed the Election Officer Bhattarai to publicise the timetable for the election.