Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The head of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He/she advises the government on foreign policy and matters related to the Commonwealth of Nations (which primarily consists of former territories of the British Empire). He/she is also responsible for British overseas territories. The foreign secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Replying to a question about the prevailing tension between Pakistan and India and cross-LoC firing, the Foreign Secretary stated that India was trying to create tension along the LoC to divert world attention from internal strife.
The foreign secretary reaffirmed Pakistan's constructive approach to work together with theUS for regional peace and stability.
Dr Jaishankar was appointed as foreign secretary on January 29, 2015.
The foreign secretary reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to continue its efforts to promote peace and stability in the region.
The Foreign Secretary said that killings of innocent Kashmiri people could not be condoned under the pretext of terrorism.
During a field tour, the Nepalese Foreign Secretary and the visiting delegation reviewed the Authority's facilities, the course of work and developed services presented by the Authority for the labour and employers, praising the technical development and accuracy adopted by the Authority in implementing its procedures.
The Foreign Secretary announced additional funding of A'1m ($1.
The Foreign Secretary would hold discussions on bilateral relations, regional and global issues with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mr.
Those occupying the office of Foreign Secretary in the century and a half covered in this book had more freedom of action than did their successors, who often found themselves overshadowed by 'summit' conferences attended by heads of governments and by the intellectual constraints of the 'sound bite'.
The Foreign Secretary was giving the second of four key note speeches on the new coalition government's foreign policy.
The foreign secretary is expected to reach Islamabad on June 23 and return on June 25.
Foreign Secretary David Miliband was warned that he could be replaced by Business Secretary Lord Mandelson in the imminent reshuffle.
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