Change in hierarchy of public officials


Kathmandu, March 15. The Government has made some changes to the hierarchy of public officials, putting the former ministers below the sitting members of parliament. The former ministers and high court chief judge are now put in number 9 in the order.

Sharing the decisions made by the Council of Ministers in the past week in Kathmandu on Thursday, Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota said the cabinet endorsed the agreement implementation protocol of Nepal-China transit treaty and authorized the Commerce and Supplies Secretary to sign it.

The government has appointed Pit Kumar Shrestha of Morang as the Executive Director of the Local Development Training Academy. Likewise, the Nepali Ambassador to India and the Nepali Ambassador to the US will be given the status in par with a Minister of the Government of Nepal, Baskota said.

The cabinet meeting last week also re-appointed Anjana Tamrakar as the General Manager of the National Productivity and Economic Development Centre Limited.