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Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad
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Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury

sinceĀ 30 April 2013
Style The Honourable
Seat Rangpur-6
Appointer Jatiya Sangsad
Inaugural holder Shah Abdul Hamid
Formation 10 April 1972
First holder Mohammad Mohammadullah
Deputy Fazle Rabbi Miah

The Speaker is the Chairperson or Presiding Officer of the National Assembly of Bangladesh. His role is similar to that of the Speaker in other Westminster-style governments.


The Speaker presided over the proceedings of the Parliament. He maintained the order of the meeting. If a member behaves outside the rules, the chairperson can dismiss him. He allowed various motions, including no-confidence motion, adjournment motion, condemnation motion and eye-catching notice as per rules. The chairperson also decides which issues will be discussed in the session.

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