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Govt recommends Prabhu Ram Sharma as CoAS

2021 Aug 19, 23:49, Kathmandu
This image shows General Staff of Nepali Army Prabhu Ram Sharma. Photo courtesy: NA

The government has recommended General Staff of Nepali Army Prabhu Ram Sharma for appointment as the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS).

A meeting of the Council of Ministers held today recommended to the President for Sharma’s appointment as the Chief of Army Staff, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs and Spokesperson of the Government of Nepal Gyanendra Bahadur Karki said.

The government also decided to announce a public holiday to the Newar Community across the country on the occasion of Gaijatra. Prior to this, a public holiday was given in the Kathmandu Valley only.

Likewise, nationwide public holiday is announced on the occasion of Krishna Janamashtami that falls on August 30. According to Karki, today’s cabinet meeting also approved Military Service (Fourth Amendment) Regulations 2078.

Similarly, the cabinet meeting decided to allow to fell the trees and use 5.22 hectares of land in Kalbhairabh and Gaurishankar Community forests in Makawanpur district for the development of different structures needed for the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast-track.

The government also promoted Joint Secretary Dilliram Sharma to the post of Secretary while it approved the resignation tendered by Nepal Television’s Chairperson Dr Mahendra Bista.


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