Newly elected House of Representatives Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has taken the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari today morning.

The leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party was elected to the position unanimously yesterday.

Vice-president Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher Rana, National Assembly Chairman Ganesh Prasad Timilsina and other officials were present at the oath taking ceremony.

After the swearing-in ceremony, Sapkota also assumed his office at the Federal Parliament Secretariat in Singhadarbar today itself.