KATHMANDU, June 26: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has reshuffled his cabinet on Sunday
Prime Minister Deuba inducted four new faces from the coalition partner, CPN (Unified Socialist), in his cabinet as per the request of the party concerned. Sources said swearing in ceremony of the newly-appointed ministers is schedule to take place at 11 AM Monday.
According to a press statement issued by the Office of President, the newly-inducted ministers from Unified Socialist include Jiban Ram Shrestha (Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation), Met Mani Chaudhary (Minister for Urban Development), Sher Bahadur Kunwar (Minister for Labor, Employment and Social Security) and Bhawani KC (Minister for Health and Population). Similarly, Hira KC has been appointed as State Minister for Health and Population.
Earlier, Unified Socialist party had decided to send new faces in the cabinet. However, Prime Minister Deuba had delayed the decision, asking Chairman Nepal to reconsider the party's decision.