President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as the Prime Minister.
The Supreme Court on Monday had issued a mandamus to appoint Deuba as the Prime Minister by 5:00 pm on Tuesday.
"In line with the Apex Court's verdict, President Bhandari named Deuba as the Prime Minister. A programme to administer the oath of office and secrecy to Deuba will be held at 6:00 pm in the evening," informed Bhesh Raj Adhikary, personal secretary of President Bhandari.
This is the fifth time that NC President Deuba is leading the government