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Oli to be appointed Nepal PM

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

of the CPN-UML K.P. Oli will become the 41st of with incumbent set to resign from the post on Thursday.

Deuba is going to announce his resignation during a national address and submit his resignation to

His resignation comes 69 days after the Federal and Provincial elections ended.

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

Oli being the of the largest party in the Federal Parliament, with the support of Communist Party of (CPN Maoist Centre) will take over from Deuba.

Earlier on Thursday, Oli, along with of the Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, met Bhandari, as the former claimed the top executive post on the basis of majority votes, the Office said.

Oli will have to prove his majority in the House within 30 days.

The two communist parties UML (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and has expedited their unification process which they announced in October 2017.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 10:32 IST
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