The Right Honourable President Assigns Portfolios

The Right Honourable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari has reshuffled the Council of Ministers formed under the leadership of the Right Honourable Prime Minister Mr. K. P. Sharma Oli on 31 May 2021 and 4 June 2021 as per the recommendation of the Right Honourable Prime Minister on June 10, 2021 until further arrangement is made. This decision was taken as the Court issued a stay order on the writ petition filed at the Supreme Court against the appointment of two deputy prime ministers, fifteen ministers, and three state ministers barring them to do the work of their portfolios.

S.N. Name Designation Portfolios
1 Mr. KP Sharma Oli Prime Minister Defence; Foreign Affairs
2 Mr. Bishnu Prasad Paudel Deputy Prime Minister Finance; Industry, Commerce and Supplies; Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation; Home Affairs
3 Mr. Krishna Gopal Shrestha Minister Forest and Environment; Youth and Sports; Education, Science and Technology; Labour, Employment and Social Security;  Health and Population
4 Mr. Basanta Kumar Nembang Minister Agriculture and Livestock Development; Water Supply;  Physical Infrastructure and Transport; Communication and Information Technology; Urban Development
5 Mr. Lila Nath Shrestha Minister Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs; Land  Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation; Women, Children and Senior Citizen; Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation; Federal Affairs and General Administration

Rupnarayan Bhattarai


24 June 2021