Former Minister for Finance, Communication and Information Technology Yuba Raj Khatiwada. (File photo)
KATHMANDU: The government has decided to appoint former Finance Minister Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada as Special Economic Adviser to Prime Minister KP Oli.
Monday’s meeting of the Council of Ministers decided to appoint Khatiwada to the post and provide minister-level facilities, government Spokesperson Pradeep Gyawali said.
Former Minister for Finance, Communication and Information Technology Khatiwada has resigned on September 4.
Khatiwada had been relieved of his post as lawmaker six months ago. He had been appointed as the finance minister for six months as per Article 78 of the Constitution of Nepal.