Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence
Name: Ishwar Pokhrel
Date of Birth: 4 February 1954
Political Party: Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist)
Education: BA in Education & Literature from Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu
Parents: Shiva Hari Pokhrel & Ram Kumari Pokhrel
Spouse: Mira Dhonju Pokhrel
Children: Shreejan Pokhrel, Sajeet Pokhrel
Ishwar Pokhrel is Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence under Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli Council of Ministers appointed on 16-February 2018.
He has been the Party General Secretary of CPN-UML since 2009. He is also the Founding member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Nepal (ML) and also of the Central Committee, CPN (UML).