Final Cabinet Meeting underway, PM to step down following address to the nation

KATHMANDU: The final Cabinet Meeting of the incumbent government is currently underway at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, after the conclusion of the meeting will address the nation.

Prime Minister's Press Coordinator Govinda Pariyar informed THT Online that the PM's address to the nation is slated to be held around 11:00 am.

On being asked if the Prime Minister will also resign today, Pariyar said, "It is likely that the Prime Minister's addressal will be followed by his resignation."

The Election Commission has already submitted the parliamentary poll results to the President which has now paved way for the formation of the new government.

PM Deuba's address to the nation was expected on Wednesday evening, but was postponed for today since the EC submitted the results quite late, at around 8:00 pm.