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 Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi on May 26. "She (Chaudhury) will represent Bangladesh at the ceremony since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be on a prescheduled 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 Odingas Orange Democratic Movement supported the 52yearold 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...