Kathmandu, 22 March, 2015 : Newly appointed governor of Nepal Rastra Bank, Dr Chiranjivi Nepal, assumed his office at the central bank this afternoon.
In his first act following the assumption of office, Governor Dr Nepal endorsed a decision to gradually return back the deposits of the account holders of the Chrystal Finance, declared as ‘problematic’ by the central bank.
Talking to media persons briefly on the occasion, Dr Nepal expressed the commitment to working with a priority on financial stability of the country.
He was welcomed to his office by the central bank staffers including Deputy Governors Gopal Prasad Kafley and Maha Prasad Adhikari.
Earlier this afternoon, Governor Nepal took the oath of office and secrecy at a function organised at the Supreme Court. Acting Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha administered the oath of office and secrecy to Nepal.
Finance Secretary Suman Prasad Sharma and judges at the Supreme Court were present on the occasion.
Source : RSS