UML decides on KP Oli's name for the next PM

KATHMANDU: The CPN-UML Standing Committee meeting has decided to put forth the name of its party Chair KP Sharma Oli for the next Prime Ministerial election.

Similarly, the meeting also decided to officially claim formation of the new government with support from CPN Maoist Centre.

The process of appointment of Prime Minister would begin after the Election Commission would submit the final results of House of Representatives election under the Proportional Representation to the President.

CPN-UML, with the support of CPN Maoist Centre, has emerged as the largest party after garnering majority in the three-tier elections.