Sonexay Siphandone was overwhelmingly voted as new premier following the resignation of his predecessor Phankham Viphavanh due to health reasons.
Prachanda, who replaces Sher Bahadur Deuba of the Nepali Congress party, will step down in 2025, making way for the UML to take over the office, local media reported.
President Pedro Castillo will have to name a fifth prime minister since taking office last year after accepting the resignation of Anibal Torres, who had challenged the Congress to a confidence vote.
Pakistan has witnessed several political assassinations, attempted killings and even suspicious death of national leaders since it gained independence in 1947.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nominated candidate Draupadi Murmu is in the lead for the mainly ceremonial role, with results set to be announced later this week.
Protesters defy tear gas, water cannon and a state of emergency to storm the prime minister's office after the president fled overseas, with the crowd demanding both men step down amid an economic crisis.
Sharif was elected as the country's new prime minister following the weekend ouster of Imran Khan, who resigned his national assembly seat along with most of his party members ahead of the vote.
The opposition cried foul after the speaker of the lower house said that he adjourned the proceedings in order to conform with a longstanding tradition to refrain from carrying out parliamentary business on the first day of a session.
The Israeli president’s recent trip to the UAE served to send a message not only to the Emiratis, but also the wider Arab-Islamic world.
Najla Bouden Romdhane has become the first prime minister in Tunisia and the Arab world as she is expected to fight against a looming crisis in public finances.
Ayman Benabderrahmane, 60, a former central bank governor, replaces Abdelaziz Djerad, who held the post since late 2019 and presented his government’s resignation last week following a parliamentary election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Australian facility will close as an "interim measure" on May 28 – in three days – "in light of the imminent international military withdrawal from Afghanistan."
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