New IBN CEO's academic qualification questioned

Published On: July 14, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 14: Former CEO of Investment Board Nepal Radhesh Pant has filed a writ petitioni at the Supreme Court, questioning the academic qualification of incumbent CEO Maha Prasad Adhikari.

Pant filed the petition on Tuesday, claiming that Adhikari does meet the academic qualification requirement prescribed in Investment Board Act 2011. He has claimed that the Act states that the candidate for CEO should have a Masters degree from any recognized university in any one of economics, management, engineering and project analysis, and business law. But Adhikari has not submitted such qualifications in his application, Pant has argued.

In the writ petition, Pant has claimed that Adhikari completed a course on chartered accountancy and later completed Bachelors in Business Administration.

Asked about his opinion on the writ, Pant refused to comment saying that saying that the case is subjudice.

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