Parbat Gurung has been appointed Minister for Communications and Information Technology by the government. On Wednesday, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, Gurung was appointed Minister of Communications and Information Technology by President Vidyadevi Bhandari.
Earlier, He was the Minister for Women, Children, and Senior Citizens. Gurung has been given the responsibility of the communications ministry after the reshuffle in the new cabinet.
Earlier, after Gokul Baskota resigned from the post of Communications Minister, Dr. Yuvaraj Khatiwada had been visiting the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology along with the Ministry of Finance.
The ministry was without leadership after Khatiwada resigned from the ministry. Gurung of Dolakha is the elected representative of the CPN (Maoist) in the parliament.
See the press release received from the President’s Office;