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British High Commission

A British embassy in a Commonwealth country. The high commissioner ranks as ambassador to that country. The term dates to the title used for the administrators indirectly ruled by the British Empire.
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The high commissioner lauded the role of APPS office bearers, particularly Dr Ayaz Asghar, Chairman APPS and Dr Sohail Chughtai, host of the event, for bringing the medical fraternity at one platform.
Briefing High Commissioner Zeid on the current situation in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Ambassador Lodhi said that the grave violations of human rights of the Kashmiri people including extra-judicial killings, torture, violence and arbitrary detentions, have become synonymous with Indian occupation and they continue with impunity.
The High Commissioner recalled that the India-Sri Lanka partnership for Development Cooperation is built on the foundations of political understanding, a historic past, geographic realities and socio-cultural empathy.
During his visit to Uzbekistan, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights praised the ongoing reforms in the country and expressed readiness to support the large-scale reforms being implemented in the country.
The High Commissioner laid the traditional Chaddar on behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan.
Currently there is an ongoing process for appointing a new High Commissioner.
The High Commissioner who was on a three-day visit from May 3- 5, to Botswana reviewed the ties between the two countries with a view to increasing interaction between Islamabad and Gaborone, says a message from South Africa issued here.
Referring to vibrant and robust relations between India and Sri Lanka, High Commissioner stated that this year has been very eventful for both India and Sri Lanka.
During a session of interactive dialogue for discussing annual report of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, Attar said that we hope that the annual report of the high commissioner in every year is to discuss case of the human rights in Palestine in order to stop violations.
Summary: Geneva - Morocco's Permanent Ambassador to the UN office at Geneva, Ambassador Omar Hilale, urged the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to intervene for the immediate release of Mustapha Salma Ould Sidi Mouloud.
Satyabarata Pal, Indian high commissioner to Pakistan and his Pakistani counter part in India, Shahid Malik would brief New Delhi and Islamabad respectively after their interaction with the authorities over the Mumbai attacks' , Daily Times reported.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights will open a Regional Office for Central Asia in Bishkek that will assist Kyrgyzstan in its strive to progress in human rights field, said UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang in a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister Askar Beshimov today in Bishkek.