Kathmandu, Aug 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 15 newly appointed State Ministers at the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers today.
The latest expansion to the cabinet has led to a 46-member Council of Ministers including three Deputy Prime Ministers, 19 Ministers and 23 State Ministers.
The newly appointed State Ministers include Seeta Gurung (Physical Infrastructure and Transport) Sarita Prasain (Agriculture Development), Shesh Nath Adhikari (Education), Nar Bahadur Chand (Commerce), Abdul Rajjaki (Drinking Water and Sanitation), Tapta Bahadur Bista (Information and Communications), Amar Sing Pun (Irrigation), Dilman Pakhrin (Law and Justice), Uday Shamsher Rana (Finance), Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary (Labour and Employment), Teju Lal Chaudhary (Youth and Sports), Champa Devi Khadka (Cooperative and Poverty Alleviation), Janakraj Chaudhary (Federal Affairs and Local Development), Sumitra Tharuni ( Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation), and Yashoda Kumari Lama (Lands Reforms).
Of them 12 are represented from the Nepali Congress and three from Nepal Loktantrik Forum.
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