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Jeevan Bahadur: New Tourism Minister in Nepal

28 Aug,2016
Jeevan Bahadur: New Tourism Minister in Nepal
On 26 August, the Government of Nepal fully expanded the ministerial cabinet by adding 13 new ministers. The total number of Ministers including state ministers is 30 excluding the Prime Minister. 
 
President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered oath of office and secrecy to the 13 newly-appointed ministers during a ceremony held at at the President's Office, Sheetal Niwas.
 
Among the appointees, Mr. Jeevan Bahadur Shahi of Nepali Congress party, has been elected as new Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
 
The four main priorities of the new Government are
 
To complete peace process 
To effectively implement the constitution
To speed-up national reconstruction and rebuilding programs following the Earthquake 2015
To promote and consolidate friendly relations with India and China along with other countries