KATHMANDU, August 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is all set to induct 15 more state ministers in his cabinet before he embarks on a state visit to India.
According to a source close to Deuba, 12 state ministers will be picked from Nepali Congress while the remaining three will be from Nepal Loktantrick Forum.
Sheshnath Adhikari, Sita Gurung, Udaya Shamsher Rana, Nar Bahadur Chand, Tapta Bahadur Bista, Abdul Rajak, Dilli Chaudhari, Dilman Pakhrin, Champadevi Khadka, Sarita Prasai, Amar Singh Pun and Teju Lal Chaudhari are from Nepali Congress.
Similarly, Janak Raj Chaudhari, Sumitra Tharuni and Yashoda Lama will participate as state ministers in the government from Gachchhadar-led Nepal Loktantrik Forum.
They will be administered oath of office and secrecy today itself, said the Office of the Prime Minister.
Earlier, Deuba has already appointed eight state ministers from CPN (Maoist Center).
Deuba, who is also the president of Nepali Congress, had been elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal on June 7.