Deuba preparing to include RPP (Democratic) in the govt


KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is preparing to include Pashupati Shumsher JB Rana-led Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) in the government.

Although the number of ministries has not been finalized yet, PM Deuba is preparing to allocate two ministries to RPP (Democratic), sources confirmed.

While, Rana has asked PM Deuba for three ministries, the PM is willing to allocate two full ministries and some other state ministries to RPP Democratic, according to sources.

It has been understood that RPP (Democratic) will get Industry and Peace and Reconstruction ministries even though Rana has asked for Industry and Forestry ministries.

According to sources, of the remaining four ministries, PM Deuba is allocating two for RPP (Democratic) and other two for the ruling parties, Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) each.