Thursday, June 12, 2008

Five CPN Maoist Ministers Resign from Government

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say all five ministers from the Nepal's main communist party have quit the interim Cabinet.

Women and Social Welfare Minister Pampha Bhusal says the five ministers from the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) handed their resignations to the party's chief to be delivered to the prime minister on Thursday.

The Maoists emerged as the largest political party in the election in April and were expected to lead the new government

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