Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina is the leader of the Parliament for the fourth consecutive time. This decision was taken at the parliamentary party meeting held with the party’s newly elected members of parliament at Jatiya Sangsad Bhawan today.
The party’s general secretary Obaidul Quader proposed Sheikh Hasina’s name as the parliamentary leader. Meanwhile, Begum Matia Chowdhury was elected as the deputy leader of the 12th National Parliament.
In addition, it was decided to elect the current speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury as the speaker in today’s meeting. It was decided to re-elect Shamsul Haque Tuku as Deputy Speaker.