About Hon. Sheikh Hasina
Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina assumed Office of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh on 7 January 2019 for the fourth time, and third consecutive term after her party Awami League-led grand alliance won the 30 December 2018 Parliamentary elections. She was also the Leader of the Opposition in the 4th, 5th and 8th Parliaments of Bangladesh.
Sheikh Hasina is the eldest of the two surviving daughters of Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation and first President Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who was assassinated on 15 August 1975 along with 18 family members. She graduated from the University of Dhaka in 1973. She has been a staunch crusader against militancy, extremism, and terrorism. Sheikh Hasina is also a champion for democracy, human rights, good governance, sustainable development, and a proponent for a progressive and secular Bangladesh.