Nepal President approves recommendation of Prabhu Ram Sharma as new Nepal Army Chief

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Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari approves a recommendation from cabinet to appoint Prabhu Ram Sharma as Chief of Nepal Army.
Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari approves a recommendation from cabinet to appoint Prabhu Ram Sharma as Chief of Nepal Army.

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 27 (ANI): Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has approved the recommendation from the cabinet to appoint Prabhu Ram Sharma as Chief of the Nepal Army.

Last month, a cabinet meeting had recommended Sharma's name as acting chief of the national army as the incumbent army chief Purna Chandra Thapa was taking a leave from August 8.

Sharma will be taking over the charge from September 9, a release from President Office stated.

An alumnus of National Defense College in India, he holds a Master's Degree in History from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal, and a Master of Philosophy in Defense and Strategic Study from the University of Madras, India. (ANI)

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