Sheikh Hasina is 39th most powerful woman in the world

BanglaPress Desk
December 9, 2020

Staff Reporter: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been ranked 39th in the list of world’s most powerful women. The list was published by Forbes 2020, a US-based financial magazine, on Tuesday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops the list. He holds the top spot for the tenth time in a row. Christine Lagarde is in second place. He is the head of the European Central Bank. Newly elected U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is third. He got a place in this list for the first time.
She won the fourth term, which is also her third consecutive term, after her party Awami League won 288 of the 300 parliamentary seats.”An ongoing struggle of Hasina has been establishing a firm democracy in Bangladesh,” Forbes wrote. Forbes, in the list said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is focusing on issues such as food security and access to education and healthcare. The list was published on Forbes website highlighting the world’s 100 most powerful women. The women on the 17th annual power list hail from 30 countries and were born across four generations. There are 10 heads of state, 38 CEOs and five entertainers among them.
“But where they differ in age, nationality and job description, they are united in the ways they have been using their platforms to address the unique challenges of 2020,” Forbes said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on No.1 for the tenth year in a row, with European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde coming in second for the second consecutive year.

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