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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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* Samir Rouihem will be transferred from the Governorate of Jendouba to Sfax in the place of Fathi Derbali
Security forces have been intensively patrolling Abyan governorate as the militants have made sporadic appearances, Abyan security manager Mohammed Danba said.
He accented that the governorate's leadership would present all support for them to restore the safe civil life to Abyan.
The Governorate of Dhahirah was allotted 113 plots, the lowest among all the governorates.
The youth committee at Bidiya Club wins first place at the level of the Governorate of North Al Sharqiyah.
A further 12 -- Ali Shamtoot, Ahmed Qarata, Adel Al Asoomi, Abdulrahman Bumajaid and Ali Al Atesh from the Capital Governorate, Abbas Al Mahdi from Muharraq Governorate, Hassan Al Dossary, Mohammed Al Ammadi, Ali Al Derazi and Khalid Al Maloud from the Northern Governorate and Adnan Al Maliki and Abdulla Al Huwail from the Southern Governorate -- will face the public vote again when run-off elections are held this Saturday.
Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed Khalifa -- New Valley Governorate
The number of commercial activities registered during the first quarter of this year in the Muscat governorate was 82,801, followed by the North Batinah governorate which had 33,138.
The Governorate of Muscat reported (18 mm) in the Wilayat of
Former maverick MP Osama Al Tamimi, who was voted out of the last parliament but hoped to represent the Capital Governorate's constituency nine this time, had his nomination dismissed after he insulted an election official.
Also reliant upon what has already been successfully accomplished, the second meeting was convened in cooperation with the General Coordination Office in the Central Governorate's building in the presence of head of the Development and Training Section in the General Coordination Office to discuss the recommendations included in the agenda of the first meeting and affirm the significance of planning and its essence in the field of governorates' work .
Beheira will seek to construct 55,400 units, with an addition 1,100 units converted, totalling 56,500 throughout the governorate, while the Matruh governorate will seek to construct 4,100 new units, with an additional 200 being converted, bringing the total number to 4,300.

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