Sher Bahadur Deuba Appointed as the 44th Prime Minister of Nepal

Primeminister: Sher Bahadur Deuba

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Nepal on Tuesday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari appointed Deuba as the 44th Prime Minister of Nepal as per the Supreme Court’s verdict.
The oath-taking ceremony had been scheduled at the President’s Office at 6 pm today itself. With this, Deuba has been bearing the office as the head of the country for the fifth time now. Prime Minister Deuba has appointed four ministers including Nepali Congress leaders Balkirshna Khad as the Minister of Home and Gyanendra Bahadur Karki as the Minister of Law and Justice, likewise, CPN Maoist leaders Janardar Sharma as the Minister of Finance and Pampha Bhushal as the Minister of Power and Water Resources and Irigation.

The Supreme Court’s decision of Monday also comprises of the reinstating of the House of Representatives. Conducting the hearing of different writ petitions filed regarding the dissolution of the parliament and formation of a new government at the Supreme Court on Monday, the Supreme Court reinstated the parliament and issued an order in the name of the office of the President to appoint Nepali Congress President Deuba as the PM within two days.
Following this, President Bhandari appointed Deuba as the prime minister of Nepal. He will now have to prove the House’s vote of confidence in him within the next 30 days as per the constitution.