Parliament Speaker

  • Bangladesh Parliament speaker to attend Modi's oath ceremony May 22, 2014

    Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will represent Bangladesh in the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on May 26. "She (Chaudhury) will represent Bangladesh at the ceremony since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be on a pre-scheduled visit to Japan on that day," a foreign ministry spokesman told in...
  • Kenya's opposition bags Parliament Speaker post January 16, 2008

    New Delhi: Kenya's opposition has won the Speaker's post in Parliament on Tuesday. Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement supported the 52-year-old lawyer Kenneth Marende, who became the Speaker. Marende got 105 votes while President Mwai Kibaki's candidate got 101 votes. Tuesday was the first session of Parliament when Kibaki and...