: The State
The People's Republic of Bangladesh is a unitary,
independent and sovereign republic comprising three
basic organs the executive, the legislature, and
the judiciary. The President is the Head of State
and is elected by the members of Parliament.
The President acts in accordance with the advice
of the Prime Minister and the supreme command of
the Armed Forces rests with him.
The executive power of the Republic is exercised
by or on the advice of the Prime Minister who commands
the support of the majority members of Parliament
and is appointed by the President. Other Ministers,
State Ministers and Deputy Ministers are appointed
by the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister nominates
the cabinet members from among Parliament members
and one-tenths of the total members are from outside
of the Parliament. The cabinet is collectively accountable
to the Parliament. The Government is unitary in
structure and parliamentary in form.