Newly appointed Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Krishna Chandra Nepali, took the oath of office and secretary on Saturday evening.
Province Chief Sita Kumari Poudel administered the oath to CM Nepali at her official residence. Poudel appointed Nepali as the Chief Minister in accordance with Article 168 (5) of the constitution.
Along with the CM, NC's Kumar Khadka, CPN Maoist Centre's Madhumaya Adhikari, Janata Samajbadi Party's Harisharan Acharya and independent Assembly member Rajib Gurung took the oath of office as ministers without portfolio
The programme was attended by Speaker Netranath Adhikari, high level government officials and Province Assembly members.
Source: National News Agency Nepal