Sheikh Hasina

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Sheikh Hasina
শেখ হাসিনা
Prime Minister of Bangladesh
In office
6 January 2009 – present
President Iajuddin Ahmed
Zillur Rahman
Abdul Hamid
Preceded by Fakhruddin Ahmed (caretaker government)
In office
23 June 1996 – 15 July 2001
President Abdur Rahman Biswas
Shahabuddin Ahmed
Preceded by Muhammad Habibur Rahman (Acting)
Succeeded by Latifur Rahman (Acting)
Personal details
Born 28 September 1947 (1947-09-28) (age 68)
Tungipara, East Pakistan
(now Bangladesh)
Political party Awami League
Grand Alliance (2008–present)
Spouse(s) Wazed Miah (1968–2009)
Children Sajeeb
Alma mater Eden College
University of Dhaka

Sheikh Hasina (born September 28, 1947) is a Bangladeshi politician. She is the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh.[1] She has been the President of the Bangladesh Awami League, a major political party, since 1981. She is the oldest of five children of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Sheikh Hasina also held the office, from 1996 to 2001.

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