Nepal, on Tuesday, got a new Prime Minister in the form of Sher Bahadur Deuba.
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari appointed Deuba as the PM in accordance with Article 76(5) of the Country’s Constitution.
74-year-old Sher Bahadur Deuba will replace incumbent Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba became the country’s Prime Minister after intervention of the Himalayan country’s Supreme Court.
Nepal has been facing a political crisis since December last year with the government of KP Oli steadily losing support both within Parliament and inside his own party CPN-UML.
Deuba too will require to seek a vote of confidence from the House within 30 days of his appointment as the Prime Minister.
Meanwhile, Nepal’s Election Commission has postponed the parliamentary election, which were slated to be held on November 12 and 19, following the reinstatement of the House of Representatives by the Supreme Court.