Secretary of State for International Development

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Secretary of State for International Development

The head of the Department for International Development, which is the department of the British government responsible for the administration of foreign aid. He/she oversees donations of money and the sponsorship of programs all over the world to assist in international development. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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London, March 15 (Petra)--British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, said the Syria crisis, which enters its eighth year, has become one of the longest and bloodiest wars in recent history.
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt and USAID Administrator Mark Green announce new Humanitarian Grand Challenge.
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt praised the "heroic" effort to control the spread of plague on the African island.
International Development Secretary for the UK Penny Mordaunt sees UK aid for Yemen in a WFP warehouse in Djibouti.
WORK and Pensions minister Penny Mordaunt has been appointed as the new International Development Secretary.
Summary: London [UK], November 10 (ANI): Penny Mordaunt has been appointed as the new International Development Secretary after Priti Patel resigned over unofficial meetings with the Israeli ministers and businessmen.
Penny Mordaunt, the minister for the disabled, was promoted to become the new International Development Secretary following Ms Patel's dramatic resignation on Wednesday.
Britain's International Development Secretary Priti Patel leaves No 10 Downing Street in London on Thursday.
The International Development Secretary admitted she had not told Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson she would be holding the engagements, which included one with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Download UK welcomes Lebanese Education Minister and champions commitment to ensure all children go to school NNA - UK International Development Secretary Priti Patel welcomes Education Minister Marwan Hamade to London today as she reaffirms the UK's leadership in ensuring all children in Lebanon including a generation of Syrian children who have fled to Lebanon have access to quality education (Monday 16 October).
FORMER International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has criticised Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's takeover of the foreign aid budget.
International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced Britain will send an additional 37 million pounds (USD 48 million) in humanitarian aid to Yemen this year, bringing the total package to 100 million pounds.
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