Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The head of the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He/she advises the government on foreign policy and matters related to the Commonwealth of Nations (which primarily consists of former territories of the British Empire). He/she is also responsible for British overseas territories. The foreign secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Sabri Bachtobji reaffirmed Tunisia's continued commitment to boost joint Arab action by finalizing the reform of the Arab League
An agreement on avoidance of double taxation (DTA) between Tunisia and Singapore was signed at a visit of a diplomatic economic delegation to Singapore, Hatem Ferjani, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of Economic Diplomacy told Express fm on Wednesday.
Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua led the Pakistan side, while the Spanish delegation was headed by Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ildefonso Castro Lopez.
Twenty-six electoral lists will participate in Germany's partial parliamentary elections for Germany's seat in the House of People's Representatives (HPR), replacing deputy Hatem Ferjani, appointed Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of economic diplomacy during the last cabinet reshuffle.
Publishing house Simon & Schuster plans to release a book on refugees, by former UK Labour secretary of state for foreign affairs David Miliband, as part of a TED series, business magazine of the book industry The Bookseller revealed on Monday.
Qatar envoy meets Tunisia top official Qatar ambassador to Tunisia Saad bin Nasser al-Humaidi met with Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia Sabri Bachtobji.
This came as British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson met Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah in London.
A former UK secretary of state for Foreign Affairs, William Hague, has suggested during a speech the central bankers around the world are not able to solve the issues facing the global economy.
20 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa, took part in a work lunch hosted by the UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Boris Johnson, for GCC ministers of foreign affairs on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly meeting in New York.
NNA - The Italian Embassy in Beirut announced on Tuesday the visit to Lebanon of the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Vincenzo Amendola, from June 1st until June 3rd, 2016.
She was also head of Cabinet to the Danish permanent secretary of state for foreign affairs, special adviser to the Danish prime minister and first secretary at the Danish Embassy in Washington.
The group was founded in 2010 as per initiative of Yousef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs and the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs during that time in a bid to enhance the strong historic relations between the Sultanate and Britain.
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