Biratnagar: The newly-appointed Chief Minister of Koshi Province, Kedar Karki, took an oath of office and secrecy before Province Chief Parashuram Khapung today.
Karki was appointed to the post on October 14. The Chief Minister also formed a council of ministers today itself. Karki has inducted Ram Bahadur Rana Magar and Shamser Rai as ministers without portfolio to the government.
The appointments were made by the Province Chief on the recommendations of Karki, according to the Office of Province Chief. Rana Magar represents the CPN (UML) and Rai is from the Nepali Congress in the newly constituted provincial government.