A meeting of the cabinet/File Photo
KATHMANDU: The government has appointed Baikuntha Aryal as the Chief Secretary.
Aryal was appointed as the Chief Secretary by a meeting of the Council of Ministers held at the Singha Durbar, Thursday morning.
Aryal, who was working as a Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, was retiring from his five-year tenure as Secretary on June 17.
Earlier, he has worked in the Ministry of Information and Communication; Industry, Commerce and Supply; National Planning Commission, among others.
Meanwhile, Shankardas Bairagi, the current Chief Secretary, has been appointed as National Security Council Advisor.