New elected mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Balen Shah met army chief General Prabhu Ram Sharma on Monday.

Shah met the army chief on his first day at office. Chief of the Army Staff Prabhu Ram Sharma congratulated Sah on being elected as the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City and wished him good luck for his tenure.

This kind of meetings maintains cordiality between Nepali Army and metropolitan city, Nepali Army said in its press release.

A version of this article appears in the print on May 31, 2022, of The Himalayan Times.