President Appoints Lt General Sharma As Acting CoAS

President Appoints Lt General Sharma As Acting CoAS

Aug. 2, 2021, 8:24 p.m.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has approved the government's recommendation to appoint Lt Gen Prabhu Ram Sharma as acting Chief of Nepali Army.

With this decision, Sharma's appointment as the next chief of the army has been officially sealed.

General Sharma will assume office as the acting Chief from August 9 as outgoing Chief of Army Staff General Purna Chandra Thapa will stay on leave before retirement on August 8.

Thapa will retire on September 8 following which Sharma will be promoted to the post and overtake responsibilities officially.

Earlier, a cabinet meeting held on July 27 had made the decision to recommend Sharma's name as Acting Chief of the national army as the incumbent army chief to the office of the president.

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