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Lumbini govt changes ministerial portfolio for second time


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2021 Sep 03, 19:40, Lumbini
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Ministerial portfolios have been changed in the Council of Ministers of Lumbini Province for the second time. As per the recommendation of Chief Minister Kul Prasad KC, Province governor Amik Sherchan on Friday made changes in the work division and responsibilities of some ministers in the incumbent Cabinet.

In consistent with Article 168 (9) of the Constitution, Province governor Sherchan made changes in the Cabinet formed earlier on August 12, stated a press release issued by Information Officer of Province Chief’s Office, Sagar Gautam, on Friday.

Minister for Economic Affairs Krishna Dhwoj Khadka has been entrusted with the additional responsibility of the Ministry of Cooperatives. The government on September 8 had decided to increase the number of ministries to 13 in the province. Additionally, the government also decided to merge the Cooperative Ministry with the Ministry Of Economic Affairs.

Ajaya Bahadur Shahi, who was the Minister without Portfolio earlier, has also been provided with the portfolio of Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, added the press release.

Likewise, Minister for Urban Development Dilli Bahadur Chaudhari has been given additional responsibility to the Ministry of Tourism, Rural, and Urban Development.

Chief Minister of the province KC is still taking additional responsibilities of nine ministries. 

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