Rastrapati Bhawan (Nepali: राष्ट्रपति भवन) is the official residence of the President of Nepal located in Maharajganj, Kathmandu. It was built by Kendra Shamsher Rana, a Rana aristrocrat, in the 1960s. Formerly the seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this building is also known as Shital Niwas. The government of Nepal decided to make Shital Niwas the presidential residence at a cabinet meeting on July 4, 2008. Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, the incumbent President of Nepal, currently resides in this palace.
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