Prime Minister of Nepal

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Prime Minister of Nepal
नेपालको प्रधानमन्त्री
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Incumbent
Khadga Prasad Oli

since 15 February 2018
StyleThe Right Honourable (formal)
His Excellency (diplomatic)
StatusHead of government
AbbreviationP.M.
प्र.म.
Member of
Reports to
ResidenceBaluwatar, Kathmandu[1]
SeatSingha Durbar, Kathmandu
AppointerPresident of Nepal
Term lengthAt the pleasure of the president; Pratinidhi Sabha term is 5 years unless dissolved sooner; No term limits specified
Inaugural holderBhimsen Thapa
as second Mukhtiyar of Nepal and de facto first Prime Minister.
Formation25 December 1843; 175 years ago (1843-12-25)
DeputyDeputy Prime Minister of Nepal (multiple)
SalaryNPR 77,280 (basic monthly pay)[2]
Websitewww.opmcm.gov.np

The Prime Minister of Nepal (Nepali: नेपालको प्रधानमन्त्री) is the leader of the executive body of Nepal. The prime minister is the head of the Council of Ministers of Nepal. He/she should be member of the House of the Representative Pratinidhi Sabha. The prime minister is the senior-most member of cabinet in the executive of government in a parliamentary system.

The residence of Prime Minister of Nepal is in Baluwatar, Kathmandu.[1][3] The seat of the Prime Minister is Singha Darbar since the time of Chandra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.[4] The basic monthly salary of Prime Minister of Nepal is NPR 77,280.[2] The Prime Minister of Nepal does not have a term limit.

The current Prime Minister is Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, since 15 February 2018.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "PM Deuba shifts to official residence in Baluwatar". thehimalayantimes.com. 19 June 2017. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "How much are VIPs, including President and PM, paid monthly?". thehimalayantimes.com. 20 July 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  3. "Baluwatar vacated - The Himalayan Times". thehimalayantimes.com. 14 October 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  4. "PM's Office - Heritage Tale - ECSNEPAL - The Nepali Way". ecs.com.np. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  5. "Left alliance urges President to appoint UML Chair Oli as prime minister". thehimalayantimes.com. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 26 March 2018.