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Khanal inducts four Maoist ministers in cabinet; ministers sworn in
Ending the month-long uncertainty over the expansion of the cabinet, Prime Minister Khanal inducted four ministers from the UCPN (Maoist) on Friday.
Maoist standing committee member Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who leads the party’s team to the government, has been appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Information and Communication, Top Bahadur Rayamajhi as Minister for Physical Planning and Works, Barshaman Pun as Minister for Peace and Reconstruction and Khadaga Bahadur Biswokarma as Minister for Tourism.
With today’s expansion, Khanal now heads a cabinet of seven ministers, three from his party, CPN-UML. Read the rest of this entry »