Agni Kharel appointed attorney general

Setopati files


Former law minister Agni Kharel has been appointed the attorney general on Tuesday.

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has appointed senior advocate Kharel as the attorney general on recommendation of Prime Minister KP Oli, according to a press statement issued by the President’s Office. Kharel has been appointed as per Article 157 (2) of the constitution, according to the statement.

Kharel was member of both the Constitutional Assemblies (CA).

Basanta Ram Bhandari had resigned from the post four days ago.

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