Awami League Presidium Member Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury was appointed as the deputy leader of the 11th parliament.
President Abdul Hamid, now in Singapore for treatment, made the appointment on Monday.
The appointment was made through an e-filing, Joynal Abedin, press secretary to the president who is now also in Singapore, informed media.
Sajeda Chowdhury has been made the deputy leader of the parliament for the second consecutive term.
The veteran AL leader contested and won in the 11th parliamentary election held on December 30, 2018 from Faridpur-2 constituency.