Nepali Congress elects Sushil Koirala as prime minister

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Kathmandu:  Sushil Koiralaa will be the new prime minister of Nepal. The Nepali Congress and the UML, the second largest party signed a seven-point agreement which includes drafting a new constitution and hold fresh presidential elections as part of deal to support Sushil Koiralaa. The Maoists and the pro-Hindu pro-monarchist Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal  have voted against Koirala’s candidacy and will remain in opposition.