Mishra to be sworn-in as CJ today

Published On: September 10, 2018 04:33 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Following the unanimous endorsement from the Parliamentary Hearing Committee on Monday, acting Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra is to take the oath of office and secrecy of new Chief Justice of the country. Mishra is scheduled to be sworn in at 5:30 pm by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas.

Mishra then will assume the office at the Supreme Court.

The Parliamentary Hearing Committee has unanimously endorsed Justice Om Prakash Mishra as the country's new chief justice.

Earlier today, Justice Om Prakash Mishra has expressed his commitment to making necessary reforms in justice mechanisms while adhering to zero tolerance against corruption in his address to the Parliamentary Hearing Committee at Singha Durbar.

Mishra said that he would continue work to protect rule of law, good governance and ensure citizen's rights to help realize development and prosperity in the country. 

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