3 new ministers in Oli cabinet, DPM Pokharel loses Defence portfolio
Kathmandu, October 14
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expanded his cabinet on Wednesday.
The following three ministers have been added:
- Bishnu Paudel: Minister for Finance
- Krishna Gopal Shrestha: Minister for Urban Development
- Lila Nath Shrestha: Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens
Likewise, Oli also reshuffled his cabinet by making the following changes:
- Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel has been removed from the Ministry of Defence. Oli himself will look after the ministry. Instead, Pokharel will look after the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.
- Minister Parbat Gurung has been shifted to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology from the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens.