Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has secured a landslide victory in Bangladesh’s parliamentary election, granting her Awami League party a fourth consecutive term in power. According to election officials, Hasina’s party has won over two-thirds of the seats in parliament, giving them a strong majority government. Hasina’s re-election continues her decade-long tenure as Prime Minister. She has promoted economic development and overseen impressive GDP growth during her time in office.
This marks a significant victory for 71-year-old Hasina, the daughter of Bangladesh’s first president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. She has consolidated her grip on power and will likely pursue similar economic and developmental policies during her new term.
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