Kathmandu, February 26
The CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has submitted to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli the list of ministers who represent his party to the Oli government.
According to the list, the party’s third-in-command leader Ram Bahadur Thapa will lead the Maoist group in the Cabinet. He will be given the powerful Ministry of Home Affairs.
Earlier, three leaders of the Maoist party–Thapa, Barsha Man Pun and Janardan Sharma–had laid claim to the position. Now, Pun will be given another powerful ministry.
Names of other ministers have not been revealed yet.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Oli is planning to expand his Cabinet this afternoon. The ministers will be sworn in at the Sheetal Niwas today itself.
Published on February 26th, Monday, 2018 10:24 AM