Sher Bahadur Deuba appointed as Nepal's PM for 5th time

According to reports from Nepalese media on the 13th local time, Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Sher Bahadur Deuba, chairman of the Nepal Congress Party, as the new prime minister and will hold his inauguration at 6pm local time on the 13th. ceremony.

This is the fifth time Deuba has served as Prime Minister of Nepal. According to Nepal’s Constitution, he must win a vote of confidence in the House of Representatives within 30 days of taking office, otherwise the House of Representatives will be dissolved according to law and elections will be held in six months.

The Chief Personal Secretary of the President of Nepal, Bhesh Raj Adhikari, said in an interview with local media on the 13th that the President has appointed Deuba as the country’s new prime minister in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 5 of the Nepal’s Constitution.

Sher Bahadur Deuba is required to seek a vote of confidence from the House within 30 days of his appointment as the Prime Minister, as per the constitutional provisions.

On July 12, local time, the Supreme Court of Nepal announced its ruling, revoking the president’s decision to dissolve the House of Representatives on May 22 and requesting that the House of Representatives be reopened and held on the afternoon of July 18. The Supreme Court of Nepal also issued an order requiring the President’s Office to appoint Deuba as the new prime minister.

Appointment Corrected, Prime Minister Deuba took the oath

Newly appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has taken oath of office and secrecy. Deuba took the oath of office and secrecy before President Vidyadevi Bhandari at a special ceremony held at Sheetal Niwas on Tuesday evening.

Following the Supreme Court's decision, President Bhandari appointed Deuba as the Prime Minister on Tuesday afternoon. Saying that President Bhandari did not mention the article of the constitution in the appointment of the Prime Minister, Deuba had taken a stand that he would take oath only after correcting the appointment. 

History :

Sher Bahadur Deuba served four terms as the Prime Minister of Nepal from 1995 to 1997, 2001 to 2002, 2004 to 2005, and 2017 to 2018.

Deuba-led Cabinet a) Sher Bahadur Deuba -Prime Minister b) Gyanendra Karki - Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs c) Bal Krishna Khand - Home Affairs d) Janardan Sharma - Finance e) Pampha Bhusal - Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation

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