Former Prime Minister Kirti Nidhi Bista passed away at the age of 90 on Saturday.
Family sources said that Bista breathed his last at 10:30am this morning at his house in Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu.
Bista was suffering from cancer for a long time.
He will be cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat today itself. He is survived by two sons and three daughters.
Born in Thamel, Kathmandu, Bista became Prime Minister for three times from 1969 to 1970, 1971 to 1973 and 1977 to 1979 and was the Vice-chair in the government led by then King Gyanendra Shaha.