South Asia News: Guo, who personally knows many Nepali leaders, met Deuba after holding talks with President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, Nepal Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, front, walks with Nepali Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli as he inspects a joint military guard of honor in Kathmandu, Nepal (March 5, 2018). In May 2020, the Oli government unveiled new maps of the country including the disputed territories of Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura in response to the inauguration of a road across the Lipulekh pass by the Indian government,[29] which has led to a "cartographic war" between the two countries.[30]. Minister In Office Since Office of Prime Minister: Khadga Prasad Oli: 15 February 2018 Ministry of Home Affairs: Ram Bahadur Thapa: 26 February 2018 Ministry of Finance: 26 February 2018 Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Pradip Kumar Gyawali: 16 March 2018 Ministry of Defence: Khadga Prasad Oli: 26 February 2018 Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration Posted on April 7, 2018 April 7, 2018 “Nepal-India Relations in 21 st Century“ Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Friends of Nepal, Ladies and Gentlemen, I feel honoured to be here amidst this enlightened gathering. Nepal's new prime minister faces a host of internal and external challenges. Nepal has already signed on to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Oli has promised to select BRI projects without any delay. The announcement comes as confirmed COVID-19 infections continue to spike across the archipelago. In response, Oli signed a trade and transit agreement with China, ending India’s monopoly over the supply system. [7][8] His hostility towards critics and inability to deliver in infrastructure development despite a historic majority in 2017 Nepalese legislative election is often criticized. The Prime Minister of Nepal does not have a term limit . North Korea insists there have been no coronavirus cases in the country. Sharma Oli and Mrs. Radhika Shakya were warmly welcomed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on their arrival in India. The crisis erupted on Dec. 20 when Prime Minister K.P. He joined the Communist Party of Nepal in February 1970. Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli. With its first homegrown vaccine approved for general use, China aims to vaccinate 50 million people by the Lunar New Year in February. Oli has already taken some steps to improve ties with India, which soured during his first stint as prime minister. NEPAL PRIME MINISTER Blogs, Comments and Archive News on Economictimes.com [23], His first stint was dominated by the economic blockade imposed by India upon the promulgation of the constitution of Nepal. In 2015, during the campaign, Oli promised to increase ties with China and reduce dependence on India, a theme that took on even more importance after an unofficial blockade stopped daily necessities from entering Nepal from India. [5], Oli spent most of his youth in jail in critical health condition fighting against the autocratic Panchayat regime. However, so far, there has been very little progress on the implementation of those agreements. Nepal’s Left Alliance takes a step toward formal unification, but is it just a marriage of convenience? The parliamentary elections, held late last year, served a humiliating defeat to the Nepali Congress (NC), which had won more seats than any other party in the 2013 elections. In this second stint, however, Oli is regarded as the most powerful prime minister in Nepal’s recent history as the Left Alliance, dominated by Oli’s Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center), is going to dominate all the country’s power centers. A presidential election in Kyrgyzstan and a parliamentary election in Kazakhstan kick off 2021 in Central Asia. Präsident von Nepal Term Länge Am Vergnügen des Präsidenten; Pratinidhi Sabha Begriff beträgt 5 Jahre, es sei denn früher gelöst; Keine Begriff angegebenen Grenzwerte They first met in the course of party activities and married later.[33]. As internal resources are insufficient, the Oli government will have to garner international support to manage both the provincial and local governments. Sharma Oli, decided he could no longer work with rival factions within his Nepal Communist Party (NCP), which was formed in 2018 … The current prime minister is KP Sharma Oli, since 15 February 2018. The emergence of a much more contagious variant of COVID-19 comes as Australia rolls out vaccines. Another challenge for the Oli-led government will be meeting the high expectations of the people. Sharma Oli, decided he could no longer work with rival factions within his Nepal Communist Party (NCP), which was formed in 2018 … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_prime_ministers_of_Nepal Sharma Oli has been officially made Nepal’s new prime minister, bringing a prolonged and often-painful political transition to an end. 23312 E-Mail: info@opmcm.gov.np So why does it keep tightening restrictions, despite the heavy cost? Speech by Rt. The farmers' protests outside New Delhi have cast a spotlight on a traditionally overlooked group: the women who keep India's farms running. Nepal’s new Prime Minister K.P. Nepal’s foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali is scheduled to visit India on January 14 for a meeting of the bilateral joint commission with his counterpart. K.P. Communist party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), About (Representational image) Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Oli was hospitalised on Monday after developing a lung infection, his doctor said. Nepal: Former revolutionary sworn in as prime minister. He has been elected to the Pratinidhi Sabha from Jhapa in 1991, 1994, 1999 and 2017 on a CPN (UML) ticket. K.P. Meanwhile, to bring more investment and increase development cooperation, Oli will have to reach out to Western and European countries along with other Asian countries like Japan and Australia, which are major development partners of Nepal. To meet the aspirations of the people, the Left Alliance government will have to bring more foreign investment to the country along with building a skilled and trained workforce. The first challenge for new Oli government is to manage the newly created seven provinces under the federal set up. Oli needs to maintain balanced and cordial relations with both neighbors, India and China, which is an uphill battle. [28] He has been criticized for poor investigation in searching the murderers of Nirmala Panta leading to nationwide protests. Observers are keenly watching the Oli government’s foreign policy to see how he will respond to these competing influences. Kamal Dev Bhattarai is Kathmandu-based writer and journalist. Civil society organizations and members of the European Parliament alike are objecting to the deal amid China's continuing crackdowns in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. Sushma Swaraj's surprise visit to Nepal sends a positive signal despite past tensions with Nepal's new prime minister. 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Click here to subscribe for full access. Does the Joko Widodo government have nuclear aspirations? Efforts are currently underway to cement the Left Alliance by merging the CPN-UML and the Maoists. Personal life of Nepal PM Sushil Koirala . The parade, which included a new submarine-launched ballistic missile, closed out the eight-day Workers' Party congress. © 2021 Diplomat Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. [15] He completed his primary school education in Tehrathum and later migrated to the southeastern district of Jhapa in 1962. Oli, who has often been accused of being not committed to federalism, now shoulders the daunting task of managing Nepal’s fledging federal structures. Mr Oli was appointed prime minister in February 2018 after his Nepal Communist Party (NCP) won legislative elections. Communist party member who spent 14 years in jail becomes Nepal’s 41st prime minister with many challenges ahead. Oli was imprisoned for 14 consecutive years from 1973 to 1987 for being against autocratic Panchayat system. Phone: +977-1-4211000, 4211040, 4211035, 4211080 Fax: +977-1-4211065, 4211086, 4211038, 4211021, 4211047 Audio Notice Board: 1618070701111 P O Box No. Oli and the CPN- UML, however, have rejected the possibility of any constitutional amendment in the near future. He lost the 2008 Constituent assembly election, but was elected in 2013. The Indian government has been accused for creating this political scenario against Oli as he stood firmly against the economic blockade imposed by India. The current Prime Minister is Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli , since 15 February 2018. Due to a lack of budget and resources, these provinces will have to depend on the central government for general expenditures and other development projects. [34][35] Having denied of hurting the sentiments of people, Oli has claimed that he learnt this technique during the Panchayat era to entertain his colleagues when he was underground. He met his wife, a fellow communist, after coming out of prison. Oli's candidacy was supported by the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal, and Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum along with 13 other small parties. Born in a humble family of Kumai Brahmin farmers, he is the eldest child of Mohan Prasad and Madhumaya Oli. Nepal shares an 1850-km-long open border with India. for Us. As close neighbours, India and Nepal share a unique relationship of friendship. He was re-elected to parliament in 1994 and served as Minister of Home Affairs in Manmohan Adhikari's minority government. One reason the coalition was able to secure nearly a two-thirds majority was their slogan of prosperity and development. They are given facilities and opportunities at par with Indian citizens. Us, Write The basic monthly salary of Prime Minister of Nepal is NPR 77,280. Administrative decentralization has led to a vast improvement in the delivery of healthcare in Nepal. At least 10 people have so far been confirmed dead and more than 200 injured. Will the second time be the charm for K.P. [18][19] He was also assigned to look into the death of fellow politician Madan Bhandari. As youths are flying abroad, there are other spillover effects; fertile agriculture land in villages is turning barren, resulting in low agricultural productivity. FILE PHOTO: Newly elected Nepalese President Bidhya Devi Bhandari greets Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, also known as K.P. He is popular for using various slang and proverbs (Nepali: उखान टुक्का, romanized: Ukhān ṭukkā), suggesting double meanings and sometimes even to an extent of criticism from within his own party. Hon’ble Mr. K.P. From 2010 to 2016 he was President of the Nepali Congress. India threw its support behind these calls, although it has now backed away from opening calling for constitutional changes. [20] Oli was subsequently elected as the chairman of CPN (UML) in July 2014 during the party's ninth general convention. From 11 February 2014 to 10 October 2015 he was the Prime Minister of Nepal. There are other challenges too; providing justice to war-era victims is one of the most prominent. Oli, a veteran communist leader, was sworn in as the 41th prime minister of Nepal on February 15, two months after the completion of elections. The CPN-UML secured 121 seats in the 275-member House of Representatives; the Nepali Congress (the main opposition to the Left Alliance) won 63 and the Maoists 53. A year later he became a district committee member of the party and soon the chief of the Jhapa Movement Organizing Committee in 1972. [24] He took a defiant stance against India's position to amend the constitution and signed trade and transit treaties with China to counter Indian dependence. In 1952, Koirala had joined the Nepali Congress and served to be in various responsibilities and hence he becomes eligible to be president in 2010. Fed up with chronic political instability, people are expecting economic development and stability thanks to the new Left Alliance’s massive majority. NEPAL PRIME MINISTER Latest Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, and Special Reports from The Economic Times. Both Oli and Prachanda have in principle agreed to rotate leadership of both the unified party and the government. Nepal plunged into a political crisis last Sunday after Prime Minister Oli, known for his pro-Beijing leanings, in a surprise move, recommended dissolving the 275-member House, amidst a … [21][22], Oli was elected as Prime Minister in a parliamentary vote on 11 October 2015, receiving 338 votes out of 597. On daily basis, 1,500 youths go abroad to find work, which demonstrates the scale of unemployment that country is facing. This is one district’s story. Prime Minister of Nepal K.P. But CPN (UML)'s decision to discuss the filed no-confidence motion led to a three-day parliament meeting of the concerned parties. Oli began his political career in 1966 in opposition to the partyless Panchayat system in place at the time. Oli is known for his tongue-in-cheek remarks and blithe disregard for his critics. [31] He contested and won from two constituencies in the 1999 election and gave up his Jhapa–6 seat. After his release from prison in 1987, he became a central committee member of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) and in-charge of the Lumbini zone until 1990. Oli, 66, was admitted to the Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu after developing a lung infection, the hospital said in a statement. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has received 60,000 complaints from conflict victims but they have not been settled. On the third day, 24 July 2016, after addressing the opposition parties in parliament, Oli announced his resignation. He has been criticized for poor investigation in … Nepal’s new Prime Minister K.P. He was sworn in on 12 October. Similarly, Oli reiterated his commitment to link Nepal with China by rail. With the recent elections signaling the end of the political transition that began in 2006, Oli’s main challenge is fulfilling the people’s quest for peace, stability, and development. Sharma Oli signs documents after taking the oath of office at the Presidential building in Kathmandu, Nepal (Feb. 15, 2018). 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