TITLE

GOVERNMENT

PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: People's Republic of;3/6/2012, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the government of Bangladesh. The prime minister possesses the real power, while the president holds a largely ceremonial post. The president appoints the prime minister, who must be a Member of Parliament (MP) who the president feels commands the confidence of the majority of other MPs. The country has a unicameral legislature, which is a 300-seat body.
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73739788

 

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