H.E. Sheikh Hasina Wazed

Sheikh Hasina Wazed became the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the third time after winning the 2014 parliamentary elections. Hasina ranked 36th in Forbes’ list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2016 and was featured in Richard O’Brien’s book Women Presidents and Prime Ministers. Poverty alleviation has become a priority for one of the poorest but most populous Muslim countries. Wazed is the daughter of Mujibur Rahman, the first president of Bangladesh.

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