(i) He chairs cabinet meetings.
(ii) His decisions are final in case of disagreementbetween departments.
(iii) He distributes and redistributes work to ministers
(iv) He also has power to dismiss ministers.
(v)When the Prime Minister quits, the entire ministry quits. Thus within the cabinet the Prime Minister is the most powerful so much so thatparliamentary democracies are sometimes seen as prime ministerial form of government.
1-The President is not elected directly by the people. She or he can never claim the kind of direct popular mandate that the Prime Minister can.
2- This ensures that she or he remains only a nominal executive.
3- The Constitution gives vast powers to the President. But the latter exercises them only on the advice of the Council of Ministers.
4-The President can ask the Council of Ministers to reconsider its advice. But if the same advice is given again, she or he is bound to act according to it. Similarly, when a bill comes to the President for signatures she or he can return it to the Parliament with her or his advice.
5- But when the bill comes for her signatures again, she or he has to sign it, whether the Parliament agrees to her / his advice or not.