April 6, 2020/Kathmandu
The government has appointed Maha Prasad Adhikari as the 17th new governor of Nepal Rastra Bank.
A cabinet meeting held on Monday decided to appoint Adhikari to the post.
Adhikari has been chief executive officer of Nepal Investment Board, as the decision was taken.
Earlier he served as the deputy governor of NRB.
The committee under the covenorship of Finance Minister Youraj Khatiwada had submitted the names of Mahaprasad Adhikari, Dr.Rajan Khanal and Chintamani Siwakoti for the same.