Nepal | June 03, 2020

Sher Bahadur Deuba sworn in as Prime Minister

forms eight-member cabinet with 3 DPMs and 4 ministers

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Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari (L) administers the oath of office to the newly-elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba (R), in the presence of outgoing Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal also known as Prachanda (2nd L) and Constituent Assembly chairperson Onsari Gharti Magar (3rd L) at the presidential building in Kathmandu, Nepal June 7, 2017. Photo: Reuters

KATHMANDU: The newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas today.

Similarly, President Bhandari also administered the oath of office and secrecy to Deputy Prime Ministers and Ministers.

The following Ministers were administered the oath:

1. Bijay Kumar Gachhadar (Nepal Democratic Forum) : Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development


2. Krishna Bahadur Mahara (CPN Maoist Centre): Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs


3. Gopal Man Shrestha (Nepali Congress) : Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education


4. Janardan Sharma (CPN Maoist Centre): Minister for Home Affairs


5. Gyanendra Bahadur Karki (Nepali Congress): Minister for Finance


6. Farmullah Mansoor (Nepali Congress): Minister for Labour and Employment


7. Prabhu Sah (CPN Maoist Centre) – Minister without portfolio



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