Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has formed an eight-member Council of Ministers including three deputy Prime Ministers.
The cabinet comprises Bishnu Paudel as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Narayankaji Shrestha as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transport and Rabi Lamichhane as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs.
Paudel represents the CPN-UML, Shrestha the CPN (Maoist Centre) while Lamichhane is the President of the newly formed Rastriya Swatantra Party.
Other members of the cabinet include Jwala Kumari Shah, Damodar Bhandari, Rajendra Kumar Rai and Abdul Khan. Their portfolios are yet to be decided.