President Bidya Devi Bhandari nominated Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as Prime Minister earlier today, in accordance with Article 76 (5) of the Constitution. Deuba is on his fifth term as Prime Minister.
Today is also the last day for the Prime Minister to live in his official residence. On February 15, 2018, Oli, the leader of the CPN-UML parliamentary party, was chosen Prime Minister. With this, he has served as Executive Chief for three years and four months.