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Prez calls on MPs to form majority govt

President gives deadline to furnish premiership claim

2021 May 10, 23:04, Kathmandu
President Bidya Devi Bhandari addresses the 111th International Women's Day programme organised by the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens in Kathmandu, on Monday, March 8, 2021. Photo: RSS

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has called on members of the House of Representatives (HoR) to claim premiership with the support of two or more political parties by May 13.

Issuing a press statement, Assistant Spokesperson at the Office of the President, Keshav Prasad Ghimire, said that President Bhandari has given a deadline of 9:00 pm on Thursday for furnishing the claim by an MP for the appointment as the prime minister with the backing of two or more political parties as per Article 76 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal.

President Bhandari made this call after receiving a letter from the Speaker of the HoR stating that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli lost the vote of confidence at the HoR on Monday.

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