New CJ to be recommended soon: Law Minister Tamang

KATHMANDU: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur Tamang stated that the name for a new chief justice (CJ) of the Supreme Court will be recommended before the formation of Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee.

Speaking in an interaction on 'community mediation practices and policy issues' organised by Natural Resources Conflict Transformation Centre to mark its 5th anniversary in Kathmandu on Sunday, Law Minister Tamang added that name for the new CJ would be recommended by the meeting of the constitutional council soon.

Minister Tamang also added that the recommendation was delayed due to lack of a parliamentary hearing committee.