Newly-elected President Ram Chandra Paudel has taken the oath of office and secrecy today in the presence of distinguished personalities at Sheetal Niwas, the Office of the President.
Acting Chief Justice Hari Krishna Karki administered the oath to the President-elect Paudel. Paudel was elected for the post of President on March 9, 2023 defeating his only rival Subash Chandra Nembang.
Outgoing President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, National Assembly Chair Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, former Prime Ministers and former Chairman of the Council of Ministers have attended the ceremony.
The Deputy Prime Minister, ministers, Members of Parliament, heads of constitutional bodies, special-class officers of the government, chiefs of the security bodies, representatives of diplomatic missions in Nepal, leaders of various political parties, media persons were among other attendees of the ceremony.