KATHMANDU: Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala would be cremated with state honours on Wednesday.
A Cabinet meeting held this morning made the decision to that effect.
The meeting has also decided to hoist the national flag for three days and declare public holiday tomorrow to mourn the death of Koirala.
Koirala died of cardiac arrest in the wee hours of Tuesday. He was 76.
He served as Nepal’s 37th Prime Minister from February 2014 to October 2015.
Koirala was elected as the Nepali Congress President in September 2010.