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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The department of the British government responsible for advising on and executing foreign policy and matters related to the Commonwealth of Nations (which primarily consists of former territories of the British Empire). It also has an administration role in British overseas territories. It was created in its current form in 1968 but traces its origins to 1782. The chancellor of the exchequer is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Talking about Pakistan's action following Indian action, the foreign office said Pakistan will continue to work for facilitation and enhanced economic interaction among the Kashmiri people, who remain the victims of the situation arising from unresolved nature of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute.
The crown prince agreed to the prime minister's suggestion to reduce visa fee for Pakistani workers, which is a significant step towards enhancing Pakistan's workforce in Saudi Arabia as well as facilitating travel of people from both the countries, stated the Foreign Office.
The Foreign Office in an official communique to the planning ministry indicated the delicate nature of the problem and importance of Pakistan's relationship with China and declared setting up such a mechanism was necessary.
Foreign Office spokesperson also said Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
The foreign office can also declare the diplomat persona non-grata and ask him to leave the country, they said.
After spending 16 years in the Foreign Office, NneNne will resume as British high commissioner to Mozambique in July, taking over from Joanna Kuenssberg.
The Tunisian ambassador to the UK has urged the Foreign Office to relax its current advice, which warns against all but essential travel to the North African country.
THE Spanish Ambassador has been summoned to the Foreign Office to explain why a research vessel ignored Royal Navy requests to leave the waters around Gibraltar for more than 20 hours.
The UK Foreign Office relaxed its travel advice for Egypt last Friday, after urging travellers in July to avoid all but essential travel to the entire country, except for the Red Sea resorts, including Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab and Hurghada, The Telegraph has reported.
4 ( ANI ): The Foreign Office has said foreign hands cannot be ruled out in wave of terrorist attacks hitting Pakistan.
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