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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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The first day of the seminar will also feature speeches on o[umlaut]Family and identity' by Maysara Taher, manager of Beit Al Mashoora Psychological Consultancy, and Kaltham al Ghanem, manager of the Human and Social Sciences Centre, in addition to a showcase of models of successful preservation of national identity from Japan and Oman.
Another protestor, Mohammad Asif Wardak, said: "Those individuals preferred to exclude the words religion and Afghans from the new national identity cards are the agents of Iran and Pakistan.
The President at the inauguration function observed that Nigeria cannot be an exception to the global trend towards Identity Management and Centralized National Identity Database.
Although the political debate on this issue has not technically began in the State Building Working Group, major political parties in Yemen including the Islah Party, General People's Congress, and the Socialist Party, have presented their views on national identity.
Chris 'E Onyemenam, the Director General and Chief Executive of the National Identity Management Commission, said, "We have chosen MasterCard to be the payment technology provider for the initial rollout of the National Identity Smart Card project because the Company has shown a commitment to furthering financial inclusion through the reduction of cash in the Nigerian economy.
The new service enables government departments and private sector establishments to inquire about the authenticity of anyone's national identity card, including its validity," Director of Electronic Services for the Civil Status Directorate Turki bin Abdullah Al-Oayd said.
Officials, academics and media professionals gathered to discuss issues related to the role and social responsibility of the media, other educational institutions and authorities in cementing national identity and social cohesion among citizens in the era of globalisation.
Politically speaking, the national identity of every country is always the notion upon which the politics and governance of that country is based in the constitutional arrangement.
Summary: General Directorate of Civil Status of ROP issued and renewed more than 5,367 national identity .
However, as a witness to the torch relay celebrations in Monmouth - a town where "deference to our immediate neighbours" might have been a genuine concern - I can assure him that children and adults waved countless ddraig goch flags of all sizes, Welsh bonnets adorned the heads of the ladies of Karl Daymond's Singing Club, several full Welsh costumes could be seen etc, and as for audible evidence of Welsh national identity, Mae hen wlad fy nhadau soared throughout the town on numerous occasions.
The case of national identity cards is a little more mixed.
Llywelyn addresses a significant lacuna in recent Catholic theological reflections, both in the academy and in the magisterium, namely, any substantive discussion of nation, nationhood, national identity, nationality, and related concepts.

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