A day after the breakthrough agreement on constitution writing, seven ministers from various parties have taken the oath of office and secrecy Wednesday.
UML General Secretary Ishwor Pokhrel, who will lead the party in the government, UML lawmaker Radha Gyawali, Anil kumar Jha from Sanghiya Sadbhawana Party, Chadradev Joshi from CPN (Samyukta), Eknath Dhakal from Nepal Pariwar Dal, Parshuram Khapung from Rastriya Prajatantra Party and Keshav Man Shakya from Nepaa Rastriya Party were sworn in by Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai in the presence of President Ram Baran Yadav at Shital Niwas today.
Pokhrel has been given the Deputy Prime Minister's Post while other ministers have not been assigned any portfolios.
The new cabinet has three deputy prime ministers already - Narayankaji Shrestha of UCPN (Maoist), Bijay Gachchhadar of UDMF and Krishna Sitaula of NC. nepalnews.com