Parliamentary Hearing Committee unanimously endorses Parajuli for Chief Justice

Gopal Parajuli

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has unanimously endorsed the name of Gopal Parajuli for the post of Chief Justice of Nepal on Sunday.

Parajuli’s name was recommended for the post by a meeting of Constitutional Council on June 30.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari will administer Parajuli oath of office and secrecy before he will officially take charge of the top judicial post.

Parajuli had been serving as the acting Chief Justice since the retirement of Sushila Karki on June 7.