PM Oli convenes cabinet meeting through video conference

PM Oli hold cabinet meeting

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has convened a cabinet meeting through video conference on Monday.

The prime minister addressed the cabinet ministers through teleconference for an hour, according to cabinet sources.

PM Oli is currently in Singapore for medical treatment. A kidney patient, Oli underwent plasmapheresis at the National University Hospital on Friday.

According to Oli’s chief political advisor Bishnu Rimal, Oli’s health is normal and he should go under plasmapheresis treatment a couple of times to increase the function of his kidney and decrease creatinine level.

This is the first time a cabinet meeting was held through a video conference using advanced information technology.

The cabinet, before the PM left for Singapore, made necessary amendments to the Cabinet Meeting Regulation Operation paving way for the prime minister to hold the cabinet meeting through video conference.