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All ministers in Nepal's cabinet quit to pave way for new government

05-04-2012 14:47 BJT

KATHMANDU, May 4 (Xinhua) -- All the ministers in the cabinet led by Nepali Prime Minister Babu Ram Bhattarai made a mass resignation on late night on Thursday.

The resignation came after it was decided among the leaders of the political parties that a new government under a national consensus would be formed.

The present government comprised of ministers from United Communist Party of NepalMaoists (UCPN-M) and United Democratic Madhesi Forum (UMDF).

After the resignation, the former ministers said their resignation was to form a conducive environment for the political situation of the nation and to pave way for the next government.

The cabinet was one of the largest in Nepal with more than 50 members.

Editor:Wang Lingfei |Source: Xinhua

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