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an aggressive readiness along with energy to undertake taxing efforts

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readiness to embark on bold new ventures

serving to set in motion

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President Assad was speaking before a delegation of "Arab Popular Initiative against Foreign Intervention and in Support of Dialogue and Reform" who visited him on Thursday.
FORCE'S POPULAR INITIATIVE THE growth of community policing has been one of South Wales Police's most popular initiatives in recent years.
In accordance with the Constitution, it can not be amended by the parliament within 10 years, but the Constitution can be amended through the popular initiative, Felix Kulov suggested.
FOE campaign coordinator, Cam Walker, comments that it will be a popular initiative among the millions of Victorians who are looking for strong leadership on climate change.
Zoning is already proving to be a popular initiative with nearly 80 new exhibitors already signed up for Paris.
The screen favourite has boosted the popular initiative launched by the UK's leading dementia research charity, which has already won wide public support.
However, he called upon the government to provide flour at subsidized rates to sustain the popular initiative and help remove sense of deprivation among the poor, he added.
The popular initiative proposes that shareholders vote on total wages paid to board members.
Another important popular initiative you've probably never heard of is the People's Voice, a grass-roots campaign initiated in 2003 by Ami Ayalon, former director of Israel's Shin Bet security agency, and Sari Nusseibeh, former PLO representative in Jerusalem.
Sheila Newbury, Deloitte community investment co-ordinator, said: "The reading day has proved to be a popular initiative with the children and teachers at Christ Church Primary School.
On April 10, 2007, a committee comprising members of the federal Parliament from the SVP and the Federal Democratic Union (EDU) launched a popular initiative to ban the construction of minarets across the country.
Our plan was to launch a popular initiative and a positive step that does not abort but rather integrates with the roles of governments and scholars.
Without question, the target of this bill is Proposition 65,'' they said, adding, ``There is no evidence this popular initiative has harmed consumers or merchants.
The state's independent redistricting commission was established by popular initiative in 2000.
She presents Aleksandra Kollontai in this context as the defender of popular initiative and workers' needs, a role consistent with her leadership in the Workers' Opposition.
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