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Governor

1. The head of a bank, especially but not necessarily a central bank. For example, the highest post in the Bank of England is called the Governor.

2. More generally, a term for some chief executives, especially heads of political subdivisions. For example, the head of an American state is called a governor.
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The net production in the Governorates of North and South Al Batinah, in addition to the Governorate of ADhahirah at the end of last August reached 10.
Attacks on oil pipelines and infrastructure in the governorate between 2012 and 2014 have already cost the state upwards of $6.
Outgoing MP and Al Menbar senior member Mohammed Al Ammadi will compete against Al Asala's Khalid Al Malood, another outgoing MP, in the Northern Governorate.
Each governorate will have 30 individual relay legs where the cauldron will be ceremonially lit and extinguished by the respective governorate dignitaries at the start and end of each relay.
He added that the cost of the projects approved for Musandam Governorate during the 8th Five-Year Plan stood at RO 500 million.
Central Governorate clinched first place overall after their swimmers came away with 16 medals, including five gold, five silver and six bronze medals throughout the various age-categories, which included the under-10, the under-12, the under-14, the under-15, the under-17 and the 18-and-above.
Interestingly, the Governorate of Muscat has 18 government schools -- the highest number -- with a student strength exceeding 1000.
Additional works for operation and maintenance of desalination plants in group (B) in the Governorates of Muscat and Al Sharqiyah, and group (F) in the Governorate of Al Wusta (453,300 rials).
The victors first defeated Central Governorate 8-0, then trounced Northern Governorate with a similar 8-0 score line.
SOUTHERN Governorate won the first edition of the Governorates Teams Chess Championship at the Bahrain Mind Sports Association (BMSA) premises in Muharraq.
The figures show that expatriates outnumbered Omanis by a huge margin in the Governorate of Muscat with their respective numbers recorded at 820,301 and 490,525, while in all other governorates Omani population exceeded expatriates.
The current cloud cover will continue on the Northern governorates of the Sultanate.

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