Nepal | June 03, 2020

PM Oli expands cabinet

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President Bidya Devi Bhandari administrating the oath of office for newly appointed ministers at Sheetal Niwas on Friday, March 16, 2018. Photo: RSS

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expanded the Cabinet, adding new members to the Council of Ministers on Friday.

The newly appointed ministers and state ministers were administered the oath of office by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas amid an official function.

Six lawmakers from CPN-UML and five from CPN Maoist Centre lawmakers have been inducted as Ministers to the Cabinet. Likewise, three lawmakers are included as Minister of State.

With this, the cabinet led by PM Oli has been extended to 21 members.

The name list of new ministers are as follows:

From CPN-UML

  • Pradeep Kumar Gyawali: Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Rabindra Adhikari, Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation
  • Gokarna Bista, Minister for Labour and Employment
  • Raghubir Mahaseth, Minister for Physical Infrastructure Planning and Development
  • Jagat Bishwakarma, Minister for Youth and Sports
  • Sher Bahadur Tamang, Minister for Law
  • Gokul Baskota, State Minister for Information and Communication
  • Padma Kumari Aryal, State Minister for Health and Polulation

From CPN Maoist Centre

  • Barsha Man Pun, Minister for Energy and Water Resources
  • Giriraj Mani Pokharel, Minister for Education
  • Shakti Basnet, Minister of Forestry
  • Chakrapani Khanal, Minister for Agriculture and Cooperatives
  • Bina Magar, Minister for Drinking Water
  • Ram Kumari Chaudhary, State Minister for Agriculture and Cooperatives

 


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