Hon’ble Speaker

Bangladesh Parliament extends a very warm welcome to all the Hon'ble Speakers, Deputy Speakers, Members of Parliament and distinguished Delegates to Bangladesh at the upcoming 136 Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Co


Hon’ble IPU President

It is indeed a great pleasure and privilege to extend my heartiest greetings to all of you as the current President of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Parliament and Democracy have become synonymo


136th IPU ASSEMBLY, Bangladesh

As you are aware, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has granted the Bangladesh Parliament and by extension the Bangladesh nation as a whole, the honour and privilege to host the 136th IPU Assembly and its related meetings, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 01-05 April, 2017. The IPU is the focal point for world-wide parliamentary dialogue for peace, development, and co-operation among peoples, and for the safeguard of representative democracy.

Welcome to Bangladesh

Under the dynamic leadership of the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has achieved a GDP growth rate of 7.05 % and a per capita income of $1335 in FY 2015-16.  It was upgraded to the status of a lower middle income country in 2015. Bangladesh  ensures food security. And Since independence in 1971 food production has increased three fold. Bangladesh has met the MDG hunger target along with achieving most of the MDGs and is committed towards..


Participant Information

Hotel Reservations

Information on the official hotels for the 136th IPU Assembly can be found in the attached Hotels Brochure (Annex 1.1). Requests for hotel reservations will be... More

VISA Requirements

(i)  All participants should have a valid passport or travel document in order to enter the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The Bangladeshi Government plans to issue a single-entry visa... More


IPU Members and Observers are kindly requested to register their delegates to the 136 th IPU Assembly via the onlin... More

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