President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered the oath of office to the newly-appointed Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas today.

Dahal has been appointed the Prime Minister of Nepal for the third time, earlier serving as the nation’s Prime Minister from15 August 2008 – 25 May 2009 and for a second term from 4 August 2016 – 7 June 2017.