The Official Seal of the Government of
The People's Republic of Bangladesh is a unitary, independent and sovereign
republic comprising three basic organs the executive, the legislature,
and the judiciary. The President is the Head
of State and is elected by the members of Parliament.
The President acts in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister
and the supreme command of the Armed Forces rests with him.
The executive power of the Republic is exercised by or on the advice
of the Prime Minister who commands the support of the majority members
of Parliament and is appointed by the President.
Other Ministers, State Ministers and Deputy Ministers are appointed by
the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister nominates the cabinet members from among Parliament members and one-tenths of the total members
are from outside of the Parliament. The cabinet is collectively accountable
to the Parliament. The Government is
unitary in structure and parliamentary in form. A quick overview on the administration structure of Bangladesh
is also available.
Relevant External Sites
- The official site of the Government of Bangladesh.
- Official site of the parliament of Bangladesh.