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a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank

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Vice consul at the British High Commission in Nicosia, Christina Smith, also highlighted the importance of British expats living in Cyprus legally, and obtaining a 'yellow slip'.
Caption: Further pursuing studies: Victoria Matjila studying for an MA in International Relations at the University of Cardiff, and Alina Haidula, studying for an MA Petroleum Geoscience at Royal Holloway, University of London, with the British High Commission, Chevening officer Hans-Christian Mahnke, the chair of the Namibian Chevening Alumni Network, Bertha Amakali, and Namibian Chevening alumna Jennifer Kandjii.
But to have no one, absolutely no representative of the British High Commission here in Pakistan in attendance is an absolute disgrace.
But both the British High Commission in Islamabad and Foreign Office said they were unable to gain any confirmation.
A British High Commission spokesman in Delhi confirmed: "We are aware of the detention of two Brits and we are offering them consular access.
A spokesman for the British High Commission in New Zealand said that contrary to earlier reports, the boy was a New Zealand citizen although his parents are British.
For the British High Commission to award Australia Post this contract shows the level of sophistication of our identity service processes.
Mr Terry had lived in Montego Bay since 1967 and represented the British High Commission on the Caribbean island's western end.
More than 1,000 people massed outside the British High Commission, accusing the UK of supporting the Tamil Tigers.
It follows news this week that around 60 children of diplomats and staff at the British High Commission in Pakistan are to return to the UK Underlining Pakistan's crumbling security situation, a suicide bomber failed in an attempt to assassinate a prominent anti-Taliban politician yesterday and troops reportedly killed 27 militants in the restive north west.
A member of staff at the British High Commission in Pakistan was hurt when the device exploded in an Italian restaurant in Islamabad.
The High Court in Lahore said the 12-year-old, also known as Misbah Rana, must be handed to the custody of the British High Commission within the next seven days.
According to The Associated Press, the British High Commission in Islamabad has confirmed that it has requested the extradition.
The British High Commission in Accra, Ghana, is accused of telling them it did not know anything about the festival, despite it being the largest cultural festival in Europe, and the envoys having a mission statement to promote Wales.
The Foreign Office said Mr Bleach, 52,from Yorkshire, was being looked after by consular staff at the British High Commission in New Delhi.
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