Union Cabinet meeting ends

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New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Union Cabinet meeting ended here today with the passing of a resolution to dissolve the 14th Lok Sabha.

The Council of Ministers submitted their resignations to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, before the passing of the resolution to dissolve Parliament.

The Ministers also congratulated Dr. Singh on the UPA's victory in the 2009 general elections.

Dr. Singh is to meet President Pratibha Patil shortly after noon to submit the resignation of the cabinet. President Patil is expected to call on Dr. Singh to form the next government.

President Patil will host a dinner for the outgoing Cabinet.

On Sunday, a crucial meet of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) was called to deliberate on government formation and the possible support to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) from like-minded parties. (ANI)

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