Preparations to re-appoint Janardan Sharma as finance minister

Published On: July 31, 2022 01:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 31:  Janardan Sharma, a leader of the CPN Maoist Center, will be re-appointed as the Minister for Finance. CPN Maoist Center’s Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has reached Baluwatar to meet Prime Minister  Deuba to talk about Sharma’s re-appointment.

Dahal has reached Baluwatar to discuss the re-appointment of Sharma as the finance minister. According to sources, it is said that Sharma will take the oath from President Bidya Bhandari today itself. 

During the preparation of the budget, Sharma was accused of changing the tax rates by calling unauthorized persons to the Ministry of Finance in the middle of the night. Sharma resigned after the parliamentary inquiry committee was formed to investigate the allegations.

The parliamentary inquiry committee acquitted Sharma. After the committee found Sharma ‘innocent’, he is going to be reappointed as the finance minister.

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