Kathmandu, June 24
Following the Supreme Court order barring 20 ministers appointed after the dissolution of the House of Representatives from carrying any responsibility, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has distributed all ministerial portfolios among five available ministers including himself.
With the interim order on Tuesday, the Oli cabinet has been restricted to five members.
Accordingly, Oli distributed the responsibilities as follows and the president approved it, informs a statement by the President’s Office:
|1||KP Sharma Oli||PM||Defence; Foreign Affairs|
|2||Bishnu Prasad Paudel||DPM||Finance; Industry, Commerce and Supplies; Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation; Home Affairs|
|3||Krishna Gopal Shrestha||Minister||Forests and Environment; Youth and Sports; Education, Science and Technology; Labour, Employment and Social Security; Health and Population|
|4||Basanta Kumar Nembang||Minister||Agriculture and Livestock Development; Water Supply; Physical Infrastructure and Transport; Communications and Information Technology; Urban Development|
|5||Lila Nath Shrestha||Minister||Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs; Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation; Women, Children and Senior Citizens; Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation; Federal Affairs and General Administration|