The European Parliament (EP) urges political parties to find a better solution for next elections, but are not calling for new polls, said Jean Lambert, member of the EP and chairperson of the delegation for relations with South Asia.
Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has been elected Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) that promotes parliamentary democracy in the former British colonies.
Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury has censured Pakistan for its parliament resolution condemning the execution of war criminal Abdul Quader Molla and expressing concern over it. She says it is ‘unacceptable’ and ‘unexpected’.
Opposition lawmaker Barrister Andaleeve Rahman Partha (Bangladesh Jatiya Party) on Monday urged the Speaker to form a committee in a bid to put an end to the culture of using vulgar and un-parliamentary words in Parliament that was seen done by some MPs in the last few days.
Parliament witnessed another spell of heated deliberations by an opposition MP on Sunday attacking the Founder of the Nation, the Leader of the House, her son Sajib Wajed Joy and other treasury bench members with indecent words prompting the Speaker to switch her microphone off for six times.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the political freedom of Bangladesh was achieved under the leadership of the Awami League, and economic emancipation of the country would also come under its stewardship.