minister of state


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minister of state

1. (in the British Parliament) a minister, usually below cabinet rank, appointed to assist a senior minister with heavy responsibilities
2. any government minister
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The Minister of State has raised question as to why recommendation of Federal Government Polyclinic (FGPC), Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) and National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (NIRM)
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The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Consular, Member of the House of Commons of Canada Lynne Yelich pays an official visit to Kyrgyzstan from 19 to 21 May.
Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb met Tuesday with the Emirati Minister of State Sultan Ahmed Al-Gaber.
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Salalah, Feb 2 (ONA) The seminar on ' e-conversion' , organized by the Office of the Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar in collaboration with Information Technology Authority kicked off at Crowne Plaza Hotel Salalah today and lasts for two days.
31 -- (BNA)-- The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, H.
Summary: Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for FNC Affairs and Chairman of the National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking, has honoured the committee's members for their extraordinary efforts that have contributed to enhancing the UAE's leading international position in the fight against these crimes.

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