Umesh Shrestha appointed Minister of State for Health

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Umesh Shrestha


Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has appointed MP Umesh Shrestha as the Minister of State for Health and Population.

According to the Office of the President, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has appointed Shrestha as the Minister of State on Sunday.

Deuba has brought his party’s MP Shrestha to the health ministry while the ruling coalition parties have not been able to reach an agreement on the distribution of ministries and the number of ministers. 

At the same time, the number of the Council of Ministers has increased to six members.

The newly appointed Minister of State for Health Shrestha was sworn in at the Prime Minister’s Office and the Council of Ministers at 5 pm on Sunday.

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