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Oli appointed new Nepal PM

IANS  |  Kathmandu 

was on Thursday appointed the 41st of

appointed Oli as the new of the country.

Oli's secured near majority in Parliament and is supported by the of (CPN Maoist Centre) to form the

Earlier in the day, outgoing put in his papers.

Oli is likely to form a small Cabinet from his party, CPN-UML, and the CPN (Maoist Centre).

The and are set to merge soon.

The oath taking of Oli will take place later in the evening.

In the morning, Oli, along with of the Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', met Bhandari, and Oli laid claim to the top executive post on the basis of majority votes, the said.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 12:38 IST
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