KATHMANDU- Newly-elected Vice-President Ramsahaya Prasad Yadav took the oath of office and secrecy on Monday.
President Ram Chandra Paudel administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly-elected Vice-President Yadav amidst a special ceremony at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas, today.
Yadav was elected the Vice-President of the country on March 17.
Present on the occasion were Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, Speaker Debraj Ghimire, National Assembly Chair Ganesh Timilsina, former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, outgoing Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, former prime ministers Sher Bahadur Deuba and Madhav Kumar Nepal and ex- chairperson of the council of ministers, Khilraj Regmi.
Likewise, deputy prime minister, ministers, lawmakers, constitutional bodies’ chiefs, high-ranking government officials, security agencies’ chiefs, representatives from diplomatic missions in Nepal, leaders of different political parties and journalists were also present on the occasion.