Published On: June 4, 2021 09:23 PM NPT By: Republica | @RepublicaNepal
KATHMANDU, June 4: Caretaker Prime Minister K P Oli has brought massive reshuffle in his cabinet. The new cabinet has three Deputy Prime Ministers, 12 cabinet ministers and two state ministers.
All the ministers were administered oath of office and secrecy amidst a special function at the Office of President on Friday evening.
Prime Minister Oli has kept seven ministerial portfolios with him. While he has retained four ministers from his previous cabinet, Prime Minister Oli has appointed former UML lawmaker Sher Bahadur Tamang as Minister for Health and Population.
Remaining eight ministers and two state ministers are from the Mahantha Thakur-led faction of the Janata Samajbadi Party.
Oli has relieved all incumbent UML ministers from their respective portfolios except for Finance Minister Bishnu Paudel, Education Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha, Law Minister Lila Shrestha and Minister for Physical Infrastructures and Transport Basanta Nembang.
UML's Bishnu Paudel (Finance Minister) and Raghubir Mahaseth (Foreign Minister) and Thakur-led JSP's Rajendra Mahato (Urban Development Minister) have been sworn in as Deputy Prime Ministers in the new cabinet.
Work Division of Cabinet
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