Province 2 Cabinet size gets larger

- Post Report, JANAKPUR

Mar 1, 2018-

The Cabinet of Province 2 has been expanded for the second time this week, with the ruling coalition inducting two more ministers. Four ministers and three state ministers took the oath of office and secrecy on Wednesday. 

Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum-Nepal (SSF-N) lawmaker Gyanendra Yadav was appointed Minister for Internal Affairs and Law and Shailendra Sah Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives. Likewise, RJP-N lawmaker Nawal Kishor Sah Sudi took charge at the Ministry of Social Development and Ram Naresh Rae at the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Environment. 

Meanwhile, Saroj Singh took the oath as State Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Yogendra Rae Yadav as State Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives, and Usha Yadav was sworn in as State Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning from the SSF-N. Chief Minister of Province 2 Mohammad Lal Babu Raut administered the oath to the state ministers. They took the oath in Hindi and Maithali languages. 

Province 3 inducts 4 more ministers

HETAUDA: Province 3 Chief Minister Dor Mani Poudel expanded his Cabinet on Wednesday, inducting four ministers.

Kailash Dhungel, provincial assembly member from Ramechhap, has been appointed Minister for Financial Affairs and Planning, Arun Nepal of Sindhupalchok as Minister for Industry, Tourism and Environment.

Likewise, Chitwan provincial assembly member Dawa Dorje Lama has been appointed Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives. Dhungel and Lama are considered close to CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli, and Nepal is believed to be closer to leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.

Yubaraj Dulal of the Maoist Centre has been appointed Minister for Social Development Minister. Province Chief Anuradha Koirala administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-appointed ministers. 

Published: 01-03-2018 07:13

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