Sher Bahadur Deuba resigns as Nepal Prime Minister, Khadga Prasad Oli to succeed

Sher Bahadur Deuba
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Kathmandu, Feb 15: Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday resigned as the Prime Minister of Nepal.

Deuba, who was elected Prime Minister in 2017, held three successful elections — local, provincial and federal assemblies.

Chairman of the CPN-UML Khadga Prasad Oli will succeed Deuba and will become the 41st Prime Minister of Nepal.

Earlier on Thursday, Oli, along with Chairman of the Maoist Center Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, met Bhandari, as the former claimed the top executive post on the basis of majority votes, IANS quoted citing the President Office was saying.


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