The life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the saga of a great leader turning peoplepower into an armed struggle that liberated a nation and created independent Bangladesh. The country achieved its independence under the indomitable leadership of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman endearingly known as Bangabandhu or Friend of Bangladesh. The birth of the sovereign state of Bangladesh in December 1971, after a heroic war of nine months against the Pakistani occupation forces, was the triumph of his faith in the destiny of his people.
Sheikh Hasina, the Hon'ble Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, assumed the office on 12 January 2014 for the third time after her party Awami League-led grand alliance won the January 5 Parliamentary elections.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs formulates and executes the foreign policy of the Government of Bangladesh. The core guidance of policy formulation comes from the relevant section of the Constitution of Bangladesh In developing the external policy of the Republic, the Ministry draws from the laws of the land, acts of the Parliament, international treaties that Bangladesh is a State party to, and other customary sources.