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a high official in certain Muslim countries, esp in the former Ottoman Empire. Viziers served in various capacities, such as that of provincial governor or chief minister to the sultan



title of ministers and highest dignitaries in many Islamic countries. In the Ottoman Empire the supreme or grand vizier (vezir-i-azam, sard-azam) headed the government (the Porte), issued orders (fermans) in the name of the sultan, and signed peace treaties. With the termination of the sultanate in Turkey (1922), this office was abolished.

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The nineteenth-century chronicler Giani Gian Singh claims that Prithi Chand received Hehar and the village of Kader in jagir in exchange for disclaiming title to Amritsar and that the income from the two villages was later supplemented by the contributions rendered to three of the masands of the Guru darbar, an arrangement supposedly negotiated by the Mughal subedar Vazir Khan.
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We ask our Saudi brothers to leave the Yemeni people alone," Vazir said, adding, "This is a Yemeni issue and the Yemenis alone are able to settle the crisis in their country.
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