Speaker Ghimire congratulates President-elect Paudel
Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Devraj Ghimire held a meeting with President-elect Ram Chandra Paudel.
During the meeting, he congratulated Paudel on his election to the post of President and wished for a successful tenure.
Nepali Congress senior leader Paudel was elected as the President in the election held on Thursday.
Paudel was a joint candidate of CPN (Maoist Centre), CPN (Unified Socialist), Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal, Loktantrik Samajbadi Party Nepal, Janmat Party, Nagarik Unmukti Party, Rastriya Janamorcha and Nepal Samajwadi Party along with his party, the Nepali Congress.
On the occasion, Speaker Ghimire informed the President-elect about his upcoming visit to Bahrain.
He is leaving for Bahrain to take part in the 146th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). The 146th Assembly is being held in Manama, Bahrain from March 11-15.
Speaker Ghimire’s Press Advisor Shekhar Adhikari said that the Speaker also informed President-elect Paudel that he would not be able to attend his swearing in ceremony as he has to leave Bahrain to take part in the program.
Meanwhile, Paudel expressed his greetings for the success of the IPU Assembly.