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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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The high commissioner shared with the guests that the Government of Pakistan had nominated Dr Sania Nishter as its candidate for Director General, World Health Organization (WHO), at Geneva.
Ambassador Lodhi also noted that the calls by the High Commissioner for sending fact-finding mission to Indian Occupied Kashmir to independently assess the situation on the ground, was a source of solace for the people of Kashmir.
High Commissioner Nacouzis was accompanied at the credentials ceremony by the Honourable Consul of the Republic to Malawi, Mr Michalis Michail.
The High Commissioner highlighted that economic relations continue to be robust, with bilateral trade in 2013 reaching US$ 4 billion.
The Mayor shared with the High Commissioner his plans to make London an open and attractive destination for businesses, tourists and students.
In his remarks in the fringe conference, High Commissioner spelled out salient points of Pakistan's positive economic trajectory and spoke about CPEC, security situation and Pakistan-UK bilateral relations which he said were on path to ever greater heights.
The prime minister and the high commissioner discussed the regional situation, Afghanistan, enhancing bilateral trade and the significant role of Pakistani community in the UK.
Pakistan on Tuesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh and a strong protest was lodged at the maltreatment being meted out to the officials and their families of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.
The High Commissioner took the audience down the path of history and told that early records showed that Muslin of Bengal, a cloth made of superfine hand spurn yarn reached all the way to Roman and Greek empires.
The High Commissioner apprised the British Parliamentarians about serious human rights violations in the Occupied Kashmir.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev approved the appeal of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein on consideration of possibility of a voluntary contribution to the management budget.
New Delhi -- Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, Sohail Mahmood, visited the Dargah of Hazrat Nizam-ud-Din Aulia (RA) on the occasion of 714th Urs of famous Sufi saint of the sub continent.