Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ranked 46th on the Forbes list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women of 2023.
Last year, she ranked 42nd on the same list and 43rd in 2021.
Sheikh Hasina is the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Bangladesh.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen topped the list, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde was ranked second, and US Vice President Kamala Harris, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and US pop sensation Taylor Swift were in third, fourth and fifth positions respectively.
BDST: 1656 HRS, DEC 06, 2023