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NC resolves number of ministries row; Deuba faction to have 8 ministers, Poudel 5

by August 25, 2016 General

Aug 25, 2016- Nepali Congress has resolved the dispute regarding the ministerial allocation between Sher Bahadur Deuba panel and Ram Chandra Poudel panel.

A meeting at party President Deuba’s resident on Thursday morning decided to allocate eight ministries to Deuba while five ministries will go to Poudel panel.

However, the party has decided on only the numbers of the ministries between the two factions. The ministries to be divided between the two factions remain undecided.

The dispute in the party had delayed the expansion of Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led cabinet.

NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba is flying to Singapore on Friday on a medical trip.

Published: 25-08-2016 12:58