Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The department of the British government responsible for advising on and executing foreign policy and matters related to the Commonwealth of Nations (which primarily consists of former territories of the British Empire). It also has an administration role in British overseas territories. It was created in its current form in 1968 but traces its origins to 1782. The chancellor of the exchequer is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office, approximately 270,000 British nationals visit Pakistan every year.
The secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs, as represented by the foreign and commonwealth office (fco) as the authority, intends to establish a mechanism to re-procure fm service contracts across the global estate in specific packages of varying geographical and service line scope.
LONDON -- Dr Christian Turner CMG has been appointed new British High Commissioner to Islamic Republic of Pakistan, a statement of the Foreign and Commonwealth office (FCO) issued here today said.
British media said that due to present tension between India and Pakistan British Foreign Office and Commonwealth Office may advise Duke and Duchess of Cambridge not to visit Pakistan.
As per reports citing a statement released by Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appears to be called off due to the current turn of events in the region, reported The News International.
Islamabad -- Pakistan's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, on Thursday called on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Minister Dr.
I look forward to visiting Baku soon', Member of UK Parliament for Tamworth, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of UK Christopher Pincher wrote on Twitter.
The trip, which is being carried out at the request of the U.K.'s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will take place in the autumn.
The trip, which is being carried out at the request of the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will take place in the autumn.
A civil society organisation, Coalition for Truth and Justice has frowned at the recent travel advisory issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom on 21 states in Nigeria.
The agreement was signed at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London by H E Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman's Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs whilst it was signed from the UK side by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
The agreement was signed at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London by Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs while it was signed from the UK side by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
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