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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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Address : British High Commission, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
It is a key way which the British High Commission both engages with the next generation of India's future leaders and celebrates the UK and India's deep interest in the debating culture.
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Caption: Further pursuing studies: Victoria Matjila studying for an MA in International Relations at the University of Cardiff, and Alina Haidula, studying for an MA Petroleum Geoscience at Royal Holloway, University of London, with the British High Commission, Chevening officer Hans-Christian Mahnke, the chair of the Namibian Chevening Alumni Network, Bertha Amakali, and Namibian Chevening alumna Jennifer Kandjii.
The scheme "will specifically target a small number of applicants who pose a high risk of absconding, of staying on illegally in the UK," British High Commission spokesman Marcus Winsley told AFP.
Aamer said he felt abandoned by the British High Commission, who refused to send a representative to the hospital.
Safe: Brits Paul and Rachel Chandler at the British High Commission in Nairobi.
According to Foreign Office, British High Commission Adam Thomas was
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.
But both the British High Commission in Islamabad and Foreign Office said they were unable to gain any confirmation.
A British High Commission spokesman in Delhi confirmed: "We are aware of the detention of two Brits and we are offering them consular access.
Mr Terry had lived in Montego Bay since 1967 and represented the British High Commission on the Caribbean island's western end.

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