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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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'I congratulate the British Airways team, the British High Commission and the impressive efforts of the Pakistani government for making this happen.
I thank the British High Commission for arranging a fantastic opportunity!" 2
In Mauritius, the UKTI office will be operating within the British High Commission. Its activities will focus around identifying opportunities for British companies to invest in Mauritius and it will also advise local companies on potential investment avenues in the UK, the British High Commission said in a statement.
The British High Commission last week reached out to Hope Village in Katutura where 90 children, either infected by HIV/AIDS or affected by severe abuse and neglect, are living.
Aamer said he felt abandoned by the British High Commission, who refused to send a representative to the hospital.
Charles interacted with business leaders from both countries at the British High Commission. Indian business honchos Sunil Bharti Mittal of Bharti Group; Subrata Roy Sahara of Sahara India Pariwar; Ratan and Navin Jindal of the Jindal Group; Rajeev Shukla of BAG Films; Sunil Munjal of Hero Group and Analjit Singh of Max Healthcare attended the meeting.
British Premier David Cameron and summoned British High Commission to the
LAHORE, July 16 -- Reports compiled by the intelligence agencies have revealed that terrorists are planning to carry out suicide attacks on the US embassy, the British High Commission and consulates, while also targeting 2,600 Chinese engineers working on different projects in Punjab, sources told daily Aaj Kal on Wednesday.
The British High Commission have not changed their instructions, however, following a landmine attack in northern Sri Lanka which resulted in multiple casualties yesterday.
"Our security manager, Reg Dickason, has been in touch with the British High Commission," confirmed an England spokesman.
But the grim toll of 17 deaths and 22 serious casualties prompted the England management to get in touch with the British High Commission regarding their safety.
According to The Associated Press, the British High Commission in Islamabad has confirmed that it has requested the extradition.

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