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Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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The Committee culminated in the signing of a number of memorandums of understanding in a variety of areas, including air transport, double taxation, sports, standardization and quality control, that reflect the certainty of the two countries to advance common relations to greater horizons and improve the brotherly and distinguished relationships that unite the two brotherly peoples.
"Kuwait and its brotherly people enjoy a special place in the hearts of all Bahrainis.
The statement added that al-Jubouri expressed his ministry's readiness to work and cooperate with the brotherly country of Syria in different industrial domains and sectors through the announced and the available investment opportunities by the companies affiliated to the ministry so as to serve the interests of both sides.
During the meeting, the two sides underlined the common will to promote the various aspects of bilateral cooperation in a way that meets the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples, the statement reads.
He further said that strong brotherly relations that existed between the two countries were mainly because of close people-to-people contact and the services and role of Pakistani community in the progress and development of Saudi Arabia.
Even so, with the current account deficit crossing $15 billion, and another $12 billion owed in debt repayment, Islamabad would need a brotherly package from a whole new planet to erase all that it owes others.
"Your recent official visit to Turkmenistan became an important point in the strengthening of the ties of friendship between our brotherly peoples and the deepening of cooperation between our countries in various fields."
Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received a letter from Shaikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah, Kuwaiti Prime Minister, on the brotherly relations between the two countries.
Aziz said that 180,000 Pakistanis were working in Qatar in the fields of energy, science, higher education, as well as, others sectors, which was playing a role in the development and strengthening of Qatar.We continue to promote bilateral ties for furthering these brotherly relations," he added.
Addressing the ceremony, the governor said that outgoing Ambassador Sadik Babur Girgin will be remembered and appreciated his efforts in keeping relations between the two brotherly countries.
It said Pakistan stood in solidarity with the brotherly people of Iraq in this hour of grief.
"I seize this happy occasion to renew to Your Excellency my sincere congratulations on your election as President of the Republic of Iraq, wishing you further success in your mission to achieve the aspirations of your brotherly people towards further progress and prosperity and to strengthen its national and territorial unity", the sovereign said in his message.