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high commissioner

1. the senior diplomatic representative sent by one Commonwealth country to another instead of an ambassador
2. the head of an international commission
3. the chief officer in a colony or other dependency
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Addressing the ceremony, the High Commissioner expressed his resolve to further improve the delivery of the consular services to the community as per the instructions of the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
The High Commissioner said that a few months ago, only 4,000 NADRA Cards were being issued per month but now this number has gone up to 14,000, which has significantly improved the situation.
In the absence of envoys, Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Pakistan Mun Preet Vohra and Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner in India Afrasiab Mehdi Hashmi will act as the high commissioners.
Satyabarata Pal, Indian high commissioner to Pakistan and his Pakistani counter part in India, Shahid Malik would brief New Delhi and Islamabad respectively after their interaction with the authorities over the Mumbai attacks' , Daily Times reported.
Prior to joining her assignment as High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka in August 2010, she was serving as the Ambassador of Pakistan to Poland.
The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan thanked the dean and members of the Diplomatic corps for hosting her in an impressive manner.