Province 4 CM swearing in put off

- Post Report, Pokhara

Feb 13, 2018-

The swearing in of Province 4 Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung slated earlier for Wednesday has been postponed for Friday.

The oath taking ceremony has been put off after Gurung’s second mother Ratna Gurung, 82, passed away on Tuesday morning.

Province Chief Baburam Kunwar appointed Prithvi Subba Gurung as the Chief Minister on Monday.

According to Province Secretary Devi Prasad Gyawali, the swearing-in ceremony will be held at 9 am on Friday.

“The oath taking ceremony will be held on the premises of Province Chief’s residence,” he said, adding, “The swearing in ceremony was postponed for special reason.”

Gurung left for Kathmandu as soon he heard the news this morning.  The date for swearing in ceremony was fixed for Friday in view of the House speaker election slated for Thursday.


Published: 13-02-2018 15:38

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