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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)