Nepal: Coalition changes overnight, UML-Congress forge new alliance, ex-premier Oli to become next Prime Minister


Nepali Congress and Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) (CPN-UML) have struck a midnight deal to form a new alliance, leaders from both parties confirmed.

With this, the new government formed on March 4 is set to collapse and a formal announcement is expected soon.

As per the agreement signed in between Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and the UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, an agreement of sharing one and half year’s tenure each has been reached in between the leaders.


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