Tag: KP Sharma Oli

Only four ministers, two each from UML and Maoist Centre, will take oath today

Kathmandu, February 26 Though Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was expected to give the full shape to the Cabinet today, oath of only four ministers has been confirmed so far. Two leaders from the CPN-UML and two others from the CPN-Maoist Centre will join the Cabinet today. UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel and former Nepal […]

Forum-Nepal to join Oli Cabinet as left leaders assure constitution amendment

Kathmandu, February 26 The Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal has finally agreed to join the new government under CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli’s leadership. The left alliance leaders including Oli and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have assured that they will take initiatives for a constitution amendment to address demands of the Madhesh-centric party. […]

(Updated) Oli expands his Cabinet, names four more ministers

  Update: 14:30 hrs Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has added two more ministers to his Cabinet, two from his own party and two from the Maoist centre. The new ministers are Ram Bahadur Thapa (Home Affairs), Ishwar Pokhrel (Defence), Yubraj Khatiwada (Finance) and Matrika Yadav (Industries). According to sources close to the Prime Minister, the […]

Ram Bahadur Thapa will become Home Minister in Oli govt

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 […]

Rejected by President, Deuba’s picks for National Assembly move Supreme Court

Kathmandu, February 23 Three persons who were recommended for the National Assembly by erstwhile Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government have moved the Supreme Court demanding their immediate appointment. Earlier, President Bidya Devi Bhandari had put the names of Krishna Prasad Paudel, Gopal Basnet and Chandani Joshi on hold claiming then PM Deuba did not consult all […]

Donald Trump congratulates Oli for premiership

Kathmandu, February 23 United States President Donald Trump has sent his congratulations to Nepal’s new Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli wishing for his successful term as the Prime Minister. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kathmandu says Trump also appreciated the completion of local, provincial and federal elections here as “testament of the country’s allegiance […]