Friday, August 3, 2018

Dhakal appointed Law Minister

Nepal Communist Party (NCO) lawmaker Bhanubhakta Dhakal has been appointed the Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs today.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli appointed Dhakal, a lawmaker elected from Morang-3, as the former law minister Sher Bahadur Tamang had quit after he come under criticism from several quarters for his controversial remarks on Nepali female students pursing MBBS in Bangladesh. Tamang had resigned from the post on July 24.
Likewise, state minister for Health Padma Aryal has been elevated to the Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Land Management and Dr Surendra Yadav has been appointed state minister for Health.
President  Bidya Devi Bhandari has later administered oath of office and secrecy to Dhakal and Aryal – at a function at the President's Palace Sheetal Niwas and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli administered oath of office to newly appointed state minister Dr Yadav.

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