List of Asian Countries and their Parliaments

The Parliament in modern politics refers to the legislative, elected body of government that adhere three functions such as representing the electorate, making laws, and overseeing the government.
Created On: Jan 13, 2016 12:19 IST

The Parliament in modern politics refers to the legislative, elected body of government that adhere three functions such as representing the electorate, making laws, and overseeing the government (i.e., hearings, inquiries). It is derived from Anglo-Norman term parlement which means ‘talk’. It is legislative assembly of countries that might be Unicameral or Bicameral.

Country

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Name of Parliament

Afghanistan

Jagranjosh

Shora

Bahrain

Jagranjosh

The National Assembly

Bangladesh

Jagranjosh

Jatia Parliament

Bhutan

Jagranjosh

Tasongadu

Brunei

Jagranjosh

The Legislative Council of Brunei (Majlis Mesyuarat Negara Brunei)

Burma (Myanmar)

Jagranjosh

Assembly of the Union

Cambodia

Jagranjosh

Parliament

China

Jagranjosh

National People’s Congress

East Timor

Jagranjosh

National Parliament

Hong Kong (territory)

Jagranjosh

Legislative Council

India

Jagranjosh

Sansad

Indonesia

Jagranjosh

People's Representative Council

Iran

Jagranjosh

Majilis

Iraq

Jagranjosh

Council of Representatives of Iraq

Israel

Jagranjosh

The Knesset

Japan

Jagranjosh

Diet

Jordan

Jagranjosh

Parliament

Kazakhstan

Jagranjosh

Parliament

Kuwait

Jagranjosh

Majlis-al-Umma

Kyrgyzstan

Jagranjosh

Supreme Council

Laos

Jagranjosh

National Assembly

Lebanon

Jagranjosh

National Parliament 

Macau (territory)

Jagranjosh

Legislative Assembly

Malaysia

Jagranjosh

Majilis

Maldives

Jagranjosh

Majilis

Mongolia

Jagranjosh

Ulsiin Ih Hural / State Great Hural

Nepal

Jagranjosh

Rashtriya Panchayat

North Korea

Jagranjosh

Supreme People's Assembly

Oman

Jagranjosh

Majlis

Pakistan

Jagranjosh

Majlis-e-Shoora

Palestinian (territories)

Jagranjosh

Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC)

Philippines

Jagranjosh

Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC)

Qatar

Jagranjosh

Congress of the Philippines (Kongreso ng Pilipinas)

Russia

Jagranjosh

Duma

Saudi Arabia

Jagranjosh

Consultative Assembly ( Majlis as-Shura or Shura Council)

Singapore

Jagranjosh

Parliament of the Republic of Singapore

South Korea

Jagranjosh

The National Assembly

Sri Lanka

Jagranjosh

Parliament of Sri Lanka (Parlimenthuwa

Syria

Jagranjosh

The People's Council (Majlis al-Sha'ab)

Taiwan

Jagranjosh

Yuan

Thailand

Jagranjosh

The National Assembly

Tajikistan

Jagranjosh

Majlisi Oli

Turkey

Jagranjosh

Grand National Assembly

Turkmenistan

Jagranjosh

The Assembly (Mejlis)

United Arab Emirates

Jagranjosh

Federal National Council

Uzbekistan

Jagranjosh

Oliy Majlis

Vietnam

Jagranjosh

The National Assembly

Yemen

Jagranjosh

Majlis al-Nuwaab

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