Sushil Koirala

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Sushil Koirala
37th Prime Minister of Nepal
In office
11 February 2014 – 12 October 2015
PresidentRam Baran Yadav
Preceded byKhil Raj Regmi
Succeeded byKhadga Prasad Sharma Oli
President of the Nepali Congress
In office
22 September 2010 – 9 February 2016
Preceded byGirija Prasad Koirala
Succeeded byRam Chandra Poudel (acting)
Personal details
Born(1939-08-12)12 August 1939
Biratnagar, Nepal
Died9 February 2016(2016-02-09) (aged 76)
Kathmandu, Nepal
Political partyNepali Congress

Sushil Koirala (Nepali: सुशील कोइराला; 12 August 1939 – 9 February 2016) was a Nepalese politician. He was the Prime Minister of Nepal from 11 February 2014 to 10 October 2015. He was also President of the Nepali Congress party beginning in 2010.

Koirala was elected as Prime Minister of Nepal by the parliament on 10 February 2014.[1][2] Koirala joined the Nepali Congress in 1952 and served in various roles before becoming its president in 2010.[3]

Koirala was diagnosed with oral cancer in 2006 and lung cancer in July 2014.[4] He died on 9 February 2016 of pneumonia in Kathmandu. He was aged 76.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sushil Koirala elected PM". Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  2. "Koirala elected new PM". Archived from the original on 2014-03-02. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  3. "Sushil Koirala, Personal Resume". Archived from the original on 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  4. "Koirala was diagnosed with lung cancer".
  5. "Ex-PM Sushil Koirala passes away". Archived from the original on 2016-02-15. Retrieved 2016-02-09.