14 May 2021, Kathmandu
Newly-appointed Prime Minister KP Oli has been sworn in today. He took the oath of office and secrecy Friday afternoon.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to Prime Minister Oli at the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas Friday.
The President had on Thursday re-appointed him the Prime Minister in the capacity of the leader of the largest party in the capacity of the leader of the largest party in the parliament as per Article 76 (3).
The President on May 9 had called for two or more than two political parties to present the claim for a new prime minister with a majority of the members of HoR by Thursday 9.00 pm as per Article 76 (2) of the Nepal Constitution.
Though the main opposition Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) made effort to gather support from a majority of HoR members it was not materialized in the stipulated period.
With the expiration of the given period, Oli was appointed as the prime minister in the capacity of the leader of the largest party in the parliament as per Article 76 (3).
Ishwar Pokharel, Deputy Prime Minister
Ram Bahadur Thapa, Home Minister
Top Bahadur Rayamajhi, Energy Minister
Bishnu Poudel, Finance Minister
Pradeep Gyawali, Foreign Affairs Minister
Hridyesh Tripathi, Health and Population Minister
Lekhraj Bhatta, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies
Krishna Gopal Shrestha, Education Minister
Prabhu Sah, Minister of Urban Development
Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, Tourism Minister
Mani Chandra Thapa, Minister of Drinking Water Supply
Padma Aryal, Agriculture Minister
Basant Nembang, Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Gauri Shankar Chaudhary, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security
Parbat Gurung, Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Shiva Maya Tumbhamphe, Minister of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation
Lila Nath Shrestha, Minister of Law
Ganesh Singh Thagunna, Minister of Federal Affairs and General Administration
Prem Bahadur Ale, Forest Minister
Juli Kumari Mahato, Minister of Women, Children and Senior Citizens
Dawa Lama Tamang, Minister of Youth and Sports