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undersecretary

1. (in Britain)
q. any of various senior civil servants in certain government departments
b. short for undersecretary of state: any of various high officials subordinate only to the minister in charge of a department
2. (in the US) a high government official subordinate only to the secretary in charge of a department
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The remarks by the US undersecretary of state is not worth a reaction and she is a stupid and unwise person and her remarks are far from logic and reason," Siamak Marreh Sedq, who represents the Jewish community at the Iranian Parliament, told FNA on Monday.
Ends/AH/FS Muscat, Oct 7 (ONA) Mohammed bin Nassir al-Rasbi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence received in his Office here today Lord Astor, UK Parliamentary Undersecretary of State for Defence and Spokesman for Defence at the House of Lords and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Sultanate.
While in Poland Secretary Defence also had a meeting with the Undersecretary of State for Security Policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Boguslaw Winid.
He made it clear that Andrei Georgescu, who had been appointed Undersecretary of State to replace Raed Arafat, would again fill the position of head of the Casualty Department of the Emergency University Hospital in Bucharest.
Air vice Marshal, Yahya Bin Rasheed Al Juma, Commander of Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) received in his office At Muaskar Al Muratafa ah Lord Astor, UK Undersecretary of State and Lords Spokesman on defense and his accompanying delegation.
Summary: Rome - Italian undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Stefania Craxi, welcomed on Wednesday the "remarkable progress" made by Morocco to develop its manufacturing sector and promote the rights of citizens.
undersecretary of state for political affairs, was received Wednesday by President Bashar Assad.
The ministry has given instructions with regards to the distribution of oil derivatives in provinces and a plan to increase production and reach self-sufficiencyC*," a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency quoted an undersecretary of state for distribution affairs, Motasem Akram, as saying.
Diana Johnson MP, parliamentary undersecretary of state for schools, will be joined at the biennial conference, usually held in London, by more than 200 SRE experts.
Jeffrey had been an undersecretary of state for economic, business and agricultural affairs during the last two years of George W Bush's presidency.
NEW DELHI: United States Undersecretary of State William Burns held talks with Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon here yesterday.
In Washington on Thursday, they met with Kim along with William Burns, undersecretary of state for political affairs, and Michele Flournoy, undersecretary of defense for policy.