Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is set to remove all but four ministers currently in the cabinet.
According to sources close to Oli, all the ministers except Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad Poudel, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Lilanath Shrestha, Education and Science and Technology Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha and Physical Infrastructure Minister Basanta Nemwang will leave.
Prime Minister Oli is preparing to swear in eight ministers and two ministers of state of the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) and two ministers of the CPN-UML.
Raghuvir Mahaseth will be the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister from UML. Sher Bahadur Tamang will be given the responsibility of the Ministry of Health.