Speaker-elect Agni Sapkota assumes office (with photos)

Published On: January 27, 2020 01:42 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota assumed his office on Monday.

Sapkota was elected to the post of speaker unopposed on Sunday. Earlier today, President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to Sapkota amid a function held at Sheetalniwas, the President's Office.

Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana and National Assembly Chair Ganesh Prasad Timilsina.

Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel, former Prime Minister and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, cabinet ministers, lawmakers, and chiefs of the constitutional bodies attended the event.


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