KATHMANDU, Sept 5:The Constitutional Council (CC) has recommended Nabin Kumar Ghimire, acting Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), as a new (CIAA) chief commissioner.
A meeting of the Council held today at the Singha Durbar-based Office of the Prime Ministers and Council of Ministers proposed his name as CIAA chief, said Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara.
Ghimire has been taking charge of CIAA as the acting chief since February 14 this year following the retirement of the then chief Deep Basnyat.He was appointed the CIAA commissioner on April 2, 2015.
The meeting was attended by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, main opposition party leader Sher Bahadur Deuba, Speaker Mahara and National Assembly chair Ganesh PrasadTimilsina.
According to the constitutional provision, parliamentary hearing shall be conducted before the appointment of CIAA chief.