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Newly appointed CoAS Prabhu Ram Sharma assumes office


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2021 Sep 10, 13:37, Kathmandu
Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) of the Nepali Army, Prabhu Ram Sharma assumes his office at the headquarters in Kathmandu, on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Photo: Nepali Army/Twitter

General Prabhu Ram Sharma assumed office as the 44th Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) of the Nepali Army on Thursday.


President and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Nepali Army Bidhya Devi Bhandari conferrs the rank of General on Lieutenant General Prabhu Ram Sharma, at President's office in Shital Niwas, Kathmandu, on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Sharma has been appointed 44th Chief of Army Staff of the Nepal Army. Photo: Nepali Army/Twitter
President and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Nepali Army Bidhya Devi Bhandari conferrs the rank of General on Lieutenant General Prabhu Ram Sharma, at President's office in Shital Niwas, Kathmandu, on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Sharma has been appointed 44th Chief of Army Staff of the Nepal Army. Photo: Nepali Army/Twitter

President and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Nepali Army Bidhya Devi Bhandari conferred the rank of General on Lieutenant General Prabhu Ram Sharma, the Officiating Chief of the Army Staff, and appointed him as the 44th Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Nepali Army amid an investiture ceremony organised at the Presidential Office, Shital Niwas on Thursday. President Bhandari also administered the oath of Office and Secrecy to Gen Sharma.

Earlier, a meeting of the Council of Ministers held on August 19, recommended General Staff of Nepali Army Prabhu Ram Sharma for appointment as the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) in accordance with Article 267, Sub Para (5) of the Constitution of Nepal.

Prime Minister, Chief Justice, Speaker of the House of Representatives, National Assembly Chairman, Minister for Home Affairs, high-level government officials, heads of the Security agencies, Generals of the Nepali Army and mediapersons were also present at the ceremony.


General Prabhu Ram Sharma, appointed Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) of the Nepali Army, receives and reviews the Guard of Honour organised at the Army Headquarters in Kathmandu before assuming office, on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Photo: Nepali Army/Twitter
General Prabhu Ram Sharma, appointed Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) of the Nepali Army, receives and reviews the Guard of Honour organised at the Army Headquarters in Kathmandu before assuming office, on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Photo: Nepali Army/Twitter

Gen Sharma received and reviewed a ‘Guard of Honour’ organised at the Army Headquarters before assuming office effective from Thursday. COAS General Sharma also visited the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel and the Martyr’s Memorial in Chhauni and paid homage to the fallen heroes.

COAS Gen Sharma was commissioned into the Nepali Army as a Second Lieutenant in the year 1984 and was serving as the Chief of General Staff before picking up the current rank and appointment.

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