Raman Shrestha recommended as AG

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Aug 6, 2016-

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has recommended Raman Kumar Shrestha, former general secretary of the Nepal Bar Association, for the post of the attorney general (AG). PM Dahal on Friday informed the Cabinet about the recommendation of Shrestha for the post AG. Born in Baglung, Advocate Shrestha has been practising law for the last three decades. Shrestha will take the oath of office either on Sunday or Monday. 

Following the resignation of KP Sharma Oli as the prime minister on July 24, Hari Phuyal had stepped down as the attorney general on August 3, the day the country elected Dahal as the new prime minister. The attorney general is the chief legal adviser of the government and is appointed by the President as per the recommendation of the prime minister. (PR)

Published: 06-08-2016 10:51

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