New pres­i­dent to as­sume of­fice

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

Ram Nath Kovind will be sworn in as the coun­try’s 14 th pres­i­dent on Tues­day when in­cum­bent Pranab Mukher­jee’s five-year term ex­pires. Kovind will be ad­min­is­tered the oath of of­fice by the chief jus­tice of In­dia, J.S. Khe­har, at a cer­e­mony in par­lia­ment. It will be at­tended by law­mak­ers of both the Houses — Ra­jya Sabha (up­per house) and Lok Sabha (lower house).

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