Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has inducted 15 ministers in his cabinet. With this, the cabinet led by PM Oli has been extended to 21 members.
The newly appointed ministers and state ministers were administered the oath of office by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas amid an official function.
Six lawmakers from CPN-UML and five from CPN Maoist Centre lawmakers have been inducted as Ministers to the Cabinet. Likewise, three lawmakers are included as Minister of State.
The name list of new ministers are as follows:
Pradeep Kumar Gyawali: Minister for Foreign Affairs
Rabindra Adhikari, Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation
Gokarna Bista, Minister for Labour and Employment
Raghubir Mahaseth, Minister for Physical Infrastructure Planning and Development
Jagat Bishwakarma, Minister for Youth and Sports
Sher Bahadur Tamang, Minister for Law
Gokul Baskota, State Minister for Information and Communication
Padma Kumari Aryal, State Minister for Health and Population
From CPN Maoist Centre
Barsha Man Pun, Minister for Energy and Water Resources
Giriraj Mani Pokharel, Minister for Education
Shakti Basnet, Minister of Forestry
Chakrapani Khanal, Minister for Agriculture and Cooperatives
Bina Magar, Minister for Drinking Water
Ram Kumari Chaudhary, State Minister for Agriculture and Cooperatives