Print Edition - 2017-05-25 | News
Prez accepts resignation
May 25, 2017-
President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday accepted the resignation tendered by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal. After announcing his resignation in a televised address to the nation, Dahal reached the Office of the President to hand over his resignation. President Bhandari has thanked the prime minister and his Cabinet members, read a press statement issued by President’s Spokesperson Mohan Prasad Wagle. President Bhandari has asked the outgoing prime minister to lead a caretaker government until a new government is formed. According to Article 298 (10) of the Constitution, the Dahal-led Cabinet will continue until a new Cabinet is formed.
Published: 25-05-2017 07:50