Archive ref no: NCA-21052
COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARIAT OF HIS MAJESTY THE KING
His Majesty the King has, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister and in accordance with Article 127 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal-1990, appointed Dr. Bhekh Bahadur Thapa Minister and designated him to assume the Foreign Affairs portfolio previously handled by the Prime Minister and the Health Ministry portfolio handled by Minister Kamal Thapa, in a reshuffle of the Council of Ministers constituted on June 11, 2003 under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Surya Bahdur Thapa and reshuffled on August 4, 2003.
Similarly, His Majesty has also designated Minister Kamal Thapa to assume the Home Ministry portfolio previously handled by the Prime Minister.
March 3, 2004