Newly-appointed ministers to take oath of office today

Newly-appointed Minister Birendra Prasad Mahato and Minister of State Pramila Kumari are scheduled to take the oath of office, today. Mahato and Pramila are to be inducted in the cabinet on behalf of the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), Nepal.

According to the JSP sources, the newly-appointed minsters are taking oath of office at a programme to be held at the President's Office this morning.

Mahato was appointed the Minister for Forest and Environment and Pramila was designated the Minister of State for Education, Science and Technology on Tuesday.

President Ramchandra Paudel, upon the recommendation of Prime Minster Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', appointed Mahato and Pramila as the minister and state minister.

With this, a 25-member Council of Ministers has come to a complete shape. ---

Source: National News Agency-Nepal