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Government, Executive and Legislature

parliamentary elections, Citizens, Bangladesh, prime minister, head of state

The president, elected by parliament to a renewable five-year term, is head of state. The prime minister, or head of government, is appointed by the president following parliamentary elections, based on a majority nomination of parliament. Bangladesh has a unicameral (single-chamber) parliament, the Jatiya Sangsad, with 300 members. All members are directly elected by voters to serve five-year terms. Citizens aged 18 and older may vote.



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