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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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He said he had received support from the Scottish Government and Strathclyde Police, who had been trying to get British High Commission assistance.
The relevant department at the British High Commission in Ghana was also unobtainable for comment.
Traversing a hillside on the edge of Nairobi, the new British High Commission is set discreetly apart from the intensity and bustle of the sprawling Kenyah capital.
A British High Commission official said: "I can confirm that there was somebody from Aberdeen on the plane.
The university management will extend full cooperation to British High Commission in this regard, she assured.
The British High Commission will hold a series of interactive roadshows later this month to highlight access to healthcare for British expats living in Cyprus.
Future winners will then join yesterdays champion Zara Shafique from Institute of Space and Technology, in the grand final where the winner of the Great Debate competition will be announced, and will be awarded with the British High Commission Scholarship, says a press release issued here on Wednesday.
Contract notice: Providing Housekeeping services to the British High Commission in New Delhi, with the option to extended to Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and other network post in India.
The British High Commission again celebrated the British queen's birthday this week, nicely sidestepping the controversy over the Her Majesty's actual date of birth.
They won a one- week sponsored educational trip to London after beating eight other college students in a debate organised by the Delhi University in collaboration with the British High Commission in the National Capital on Thursday.
The British High Commission released a report on Friday, claiming that The Sun's reporter Ali Asad had successfully attained a fake passport in Pakistan to sneak into Britain along with Pakistan's Olympic delegation.
The British High Commission said two men from the UK were missing.

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