Bangladesh Politics


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This is the National Anthem of Bangladesh.

Political System:


Parliamentary Democracy


Governing Body:


Parliament

Officials:


Chief of State: President Zillur RAHMAN (since 12 February 2009)
Head of Government: Prime Minister Sheikh HASINA Wajed (since 6 January 2009)
Cabinet: Cabinet selected by the Prime Minister and appointed by the President


People's Role:


They vote for the Prime Minister and the President

Compared to the United States:


Similarities:
Both are Democracies
Both Hold elections
Both Have Constitutions
Women have the vote
Voting age is 18

Differences:
Bangladesh is a Parliamentary Democracy (U.S. is a Constitutional Republic)
Bangladesh has a Prime Minister (U.S. has a President)
Bangladesh has Cabinets

Questions:


1. What is the governing body of Bangladesh?
a. Constitutional Republic
b. Empire
c. Parliamentary Democracy
d. There is no governing body

Answer: highlight to see answer

1. c



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References:


All information on this page retrieved from:

Background note: bangladesh. (2010, May 24). Retrieved from http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3452.htm#