KP Sharma Oli was sworn in as Nepal Prime Minister on Friday. 

This is for the third time that KP Sharma Oli has taken oath as Nepal Prime Minister. 

KP Sharma Oli has been sworn in as Nepal Prime Minister despite losing trust vote a couple of days back. 

69-year-old Oli was administered oath of office by President Bidya Devi Bhandari. 

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Oli took charge as Nepal Prime Minister for the third time after the Opposition parties failed to secure majority seats in Parliament to form a new government. 

The Office of Nepal President in a press statement on Thursday evening said that President Bhandari reappointed Oli as Prime Minister in his capacity as leader of the largest political party in the House of Representatives as per Article 78(3) of the Constitution of Nepal. 

However, Oli would need to prove his majority in the Parliament within 30 days. 

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He had previously served as Prime Minister of Nepal from October 11, 2015 to August 3, 2016 and again from February 15, 2018 to May 13, 2021. 

At present 136 votes are needed to form a majority government in Nepal. 

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