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Nepal: Maoists form embryonic parallel government

Posted by n3wday on September 4, 2009

NEPAL-POLITICS-MAOIST_UCPNThis article was posted on Nepal News.

Maoists form ‘shadow’ cabinet.

The Unified CPN (Maoist) has formed 18 departments resembling the ministries of the government.

A meeting of the party’s Joint National People’s Movement Committee on Sunday formed the departments. Many of the departments are coordinated by party leaders who were ministers in related ministries in the Maoist-led government.

Dr Baburam Bhattarai, who was the finance minister in the previous government, is the coordinator of the Planning and Finance Department.
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