Address by the Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari at the unveiling ceremony of the MahaKaruna Buddha statue made of white jade stone at Gautam Buddha International Airport, Lumbini.

I would like to express my happiness and greetings at the unveiling ceremony of the statue of MahaKaruna Buddha at the premises of the Gautam Buddha International Airport in Lumbini, the holy birthplace of Gautama Buddha, known as the fountain of world peace. I would like to thank the Lumbini Garden Foundation and all the partners involved in the installation of the Lord Buddha Statue made up of precious metal at this airport, which is also one of the projects of national pride. Our country Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the founder of world peace. We all Nepali Read More …

Address of the Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari on the occasion of courtesy visit by domestic and foreign cricketers and officials

Member-Secretary of the National Sports Council, Renowned domestic and foreign sportspersons, Sports journalists, Civil servants, Ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to welcome the famous players of the cricket world to the Rastrapati Bhawan on the occasion of the commencement of Everest Premier League (EPL), an important professional cricket competition of Nepal starting from tomorrow. Nepal’s gradual success in cricket in recent years is remarkable. Competitions like the EPL run by the private sector have made a significant contribution to the development of Nepali cricket. I would like to wish in advance the success of the EPL. Cricket is a Read More …

Press Release

Attention of this office has been drawn to the news reports published/broadcasted in various media about the newly appointed Honourable Attorney General was not sworn in at the President’s Office. Clause 21 of Section 5 of the Remuneration, Conditions of Service and Facilities of the Attorney General Act, 1996 specifies that the Attorney General must take the oath of office and secrecy before the Right Honourable Chief Justice before assuming office. In the past, the swearing-in of the office bearers of the constitutional organs including the Attorney General had been taking place in the presence of the Right Honourable President. Read More …

Outgoing French Ambassador to Nepal Calls on to the Right Honourable President

The outgoing French Ambassador to Nepal H.E. Mr. Francois-Xavier Leger paid a courtesy farewell call on to the Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari at the Rastrapati Bhawan. On the occasion matters related to bilateral relations and mutual interests were discussed. Keshav Prasad Ghimire Deputy Spokesperson 16 July 2021

The Right Honourable President Appoints Mr. Khamma Bahadur Khati as the Attorney General of Nepal

The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Mr. Khamma Bahadur Khati, a resident of Bajura district, as the Attorney General of Nepal on the recommendation of the Right Honourable Prime Minister according to Article 157 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal. Keshav Prasad Ghimire Deputy Spokesperson 15 July 2021

The Right Honourable President Summons the Sessions of Both Houses of the Federal Parliament

The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned the House of the Representatives and the National Assembly on Sunday the 18th of July 2021 at 16:00 at International Conference Centre, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu, on the recommendation of the Government of Nepal, Council of Ministers, on 15 July 2021 according to the Article 93 (1) of the Constitution of Nepal. Keshav Prasad Ghimire Deputy Spokesperson 15 July 2021

The Right Honourable President Bids Farewell to Nepali Athletes Participating in the 32nd Summer Olympics

The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari has bade farewell with the best wishes for the success to the Nepali athletes, coaches, and managers participating in the 32nd Summer Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo, Japan, at a ceremony held at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Maharajgunj. Keshav Prasad Ghimire Deputy Spokesperson 15 July 2021

The Right Honourable President Forms Council of Ministers and Administers Oath of Office and Secrecy to the Newly Appointed Prime Minister and Ministers

The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari has formed the Council of Ministers and assigned the portfolios as follows on the recommendation of the Right Honourable Prime Minister Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba on 13 July 2021. S.N. Name Designation Portfolios 1. Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba                 Prime Minister Industry, Commerce and Supplies; Agriculture and Livestock Development; Water Supply; Foreign Affairs; Land  Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation; Physical Infrastructure and Transport; Women, Children and Senior Citizen; Youth and Sports; Defence; Forest and Environment; Education, Science and Technology; Labour, Employment and Social Security; Culture, Tourism Read More …

Attorney General of Nepal Mr. Ramesh Badal Resigns

With effect from 13 July 2021, Attorney General of Nepal Mr. Ramesh Badal has tendered the resignation from his post to Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari Through the Right Honourable Prime Minister according to the Article 157 (4) (A) of the Constitution of Nepal. Keshav Prasad Ghimire Deputy Spokesperson 13 July 2021

The Right Honourable President Appoints Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada, the Residential Ambassador of Nepal to the USA, as Non-Residential Ambassador to Mexico

Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada, the Residential Ambassador of Nepal to the United States of America, also as Non-Residential Ambassador to Mexico according to the Article 282 (1) of the Constitution of Nepal. Keshav Prasad Ghimire Deputy Spokesperson 4 July 2021