The newly-appointed ministers of Gandaki have received their portfolios.

Province Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung had expanded the Council of Ministers on Wednesday. As per the decision, Kiran Gurung has been entrusted with the responsibility of minister of Economic Affairs and Planning while Deepak Manange has been appointed as minister of Youth and Sports.

After the portfolio division, Chief Minister Gurung took charge of the Ministry of Health and Population.

Likewise, Minster Kiran Gurung has been delegated with additional responsibilities of Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives. Minister Ramsharan Basnet has been designated as Minister of Physical Infrastructure, Town Development and Transport, Energy, Hydropower and Drinking Water, Law, Communications and Province Affairs.

Naradevi Pun has been provided with the responsibilities of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology and Social Development while Bikas Lamsal has been designated as Minister of Tourism, Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Forest, Environment and Soil Conservation.

A version of this article appears in the print on May 21, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.