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Synonyms for caretaker

a person who is legally responsible for the person or property of another considered by law to be incompetent to manage his or her affairs

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a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)

an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily

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The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) meeting has begun to select the caretaker prime minister from the list of four - Justice (retd) Nasir Aslam Zahid, Justice (retd) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, Dr Ishrat Hussain and Rasool Bakhsh Palejo.
ISLAMABAD -- The Parliamentary Committee for appointment of caretaker Prime Minister in its first meeting has set code of conduct for the caretaker PM.
Commenting on objections raised over the governments nominees for caretaker prime minister, Nisar said the names proposed by the PPP were close affiliates of the part and President Asif Ali Zardari.
During the first meeting, the committee discussed the names of Mir Hazar Khan Khoso and Rasool Bux Palijo for the caretaker prime minister besides framing rules of business.
The caretaker Prime Minister, who is to be appointed by President Rosen Plevneliev, will be a decisive figure over the next two months because the person will be in charge of holding fair and peaceful elections.
The Secretary said that the Commission has received a letter from Secretary of National Assembly that the committee could not decide the name of caretaker prime minister during its discussion.
He noted that the deadlock with regard to the appointment of Caretaker Prime Minister is the failure of the two major political parties.
Summary: Makeup dates for official exams were set by the Education Ministry after President Michel Sleiman and caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati signed an exceptional decree.
Summary: Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati condemned the environmental ignorance found in many Lebanese districts at the launch Tuesday of the "Citizen's Manual," a guide to services provided by the Environment Ministry.
ISLAMABAD -- Secretary Information of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that caretaker Prime Minister should be impartial and have capability to conduct free,fair and transparent elections.
ISLAMABAD -- Former Railway Minister Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has been appointed as Chairman Parliamentary Committee on appointment of caretaker prime minister.
Summary: Omar Miskawi, the deputy head of the Higher Islamic Council, urged caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati and former prime ministers to prevent divisions within the Sunni sect after Grand Mufti Mohammad Rashid Qabbani held controversial elections.
BRUSSELS, Aug 27 (KUNA) -- The President of Greece's Supreme Court, Vassiliki Thanou, was sworn in Thursday evening in Athens by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulou as caretaker prime minister who will lead the country to snap elections due to be held in September, media reports said.
Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has insisted that Bulgariaas caretaker government is about to complete a successful term in office.
Following the decision made by Thailand s constitutional court that has resulted in the removal of caretaker prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and nine members of the caretaker cabinet, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: