Caretaker PM Oli forms full-fledged Cabinet
KATHMANDU, June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who has been serving as the caretaker prime minister after the House dissolution, has expanded his Cabinet.
In his recent expansion on Thursday, PM Oli has kept the portfolio of the Defence Ministry with himself.
Releasing a statement earlier today, the Office of President shared that PM Oli formed a 25-member Cabinet. He made several reshuffles on June 4 as he inducted 10 ministers from the Mahantha Thakur-faction of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP).
Khagraj Adhikari has been appointed as the Minister for Home Affairs while JSP’s Raj Kishor Yadav will serve as the Minister for Industry Commerce and Supply. Similarly, Nainkala Thapa, spouse of former Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa ‘Badal’ has been appointed as the Minister for Communication and Information Technology.
Jwala Kumari Sah, Narad Muni Rana, Ganesh Pahdai, Mohan Baniya and Asha Kumari BK are among those inducted in the Cabinet on Thursday. Of them, Baniya will remain the minister without portfolio while BK will remain as the minister of state.
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