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Secretary of State

The head of the U.S. federal government department charged with conducting foreign relations. The secretary is responsible for advising the president on foreign policy, assisting American businesses abroad, and overseeing U.S. embassies. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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Finally, the State Secretary held a meeting with the president of the Commission of Foreign Affairs and National Defence of the Chamber of Deputies, Bruna Furlan, and the vice-president of the Commission of Foreign Affairs and National Defence of the Senate, Jorge Viana.
The State Secretary said that Pakistan was a very important country and partner and Romania would like to further strengthen the bilateral ties with Pakistan in all areas.
BORDERPOL Secretary General, Thomas Tass, said, "We are delighted with the confirmation that State Secretary of Security and Justice and Minister for Immigration of The Netherlands, Dr.
State Secretary Ederer conveyed that his Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Ambassador Peter Prugel, would be visiting Sri Lanka in the beginning of next month and expressed his confidence that Ambassador Prugel's visit to Sri Lanka would open a new era in bilateral relations.
Even trade unions are non-profit organizations, but when they conduct actions demanding something, for instance pay increase, they touch upon policy of the state," the State Secretary explained.
Earlier, the Deputy State Secretary of Hungary held consultations with Additional Secretary (Europe) on bilateral relations, global and regional issues.
Yet, he cannot take such a confident stance for the next winter season, the state secretary was cited as saying.
HH the Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday received Gonzalo de Benito, the Spanish state secretary for foreign affairs, who is on a visit to Qatar.
Abdouli reviewed with Polish State Secretary in charge of Transitional Justice Wojciech Wegrzyn bilateral co-operation in the justice field and means to exchange experience in matters of transitional justice.
On 30 March, the Board of Directors of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) unanimously elected Mikolaj Dowgielewicz, Polish state secretary for European affairs, as deputy governor for target countries.
Kalsone was selected from 13 candidates by a special Finance Ministry commission set up to evaluate the candidates, headed by the Ministry's state secretary Sanita Bajare.
Wolfgang Waldner, State Secretary for European and International Affairs in the Republic of Austria and his accompanying delegation today visited the Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Exports Development (PAIPED).

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