Bangladesh is a parliamentary democracy. The head of the government is Prime Minister and the head of
the state is
Jatiya Sangsad (The National
Assembly) consists of 330 members. 300 members are elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies and 30 women are
elected by the parliamentarians. The latest elections were held in December 29, 2008. Bangladesh Awami Leaque (AL) and the
grand alliance got a landslide victory.
the Chairperson of AL, was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Government. The previous elections were held in 2001
and was won by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).
Bangladesh Government's Web sites:
Chief Advier's Office
of Foreign Affairs
of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs
Public Service Commission Secretariat
Chamber of Commerce
Telephone and Telegraph Board