technocrat


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an expert who is a member of a highly skilled elite group

an advocate of technocracy

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The head of Romania's central bank has said that a technocrat government should have a limited mandate.
As many as 16 candidates are in run for general seats, eight for technocrat, seven for women reserved seats and three non muslims seats from KP.
The party said that it had received a total of 131 applications 80 for general seats and 51 for technocrats for Senate polls and tickets were issued to the candidates on the basis of competency after a thorough scrutiny of applications.
A hard-working technocrat and one of Iran's most prominent engineers, having served as industry minister for many years in the administrations of Rafsanjani and Khatami, Nematzadeh said Iran did not want to compete with Russia but could be a "reliable, secure and long-term" supplier of natural gas to Europe.
In fact, it is the typical sentiment of a technocrat who lacks political sense.
But in times of crisis, the voice of the neutral technocrat gains greater legitimacy.
The economist and technocrat, known locally as "Super Mario" for his problem solving abilities, has been tasked with the monumental challenge of turning around Italy's stunted and debt-wracked economy.
In a televised interview with Lebanon's news channel MTV on Monday Geagea said that the formation of a technocrat cabinet will rescue the country from the current political impasse and dismissed the idea of a national unity government as "out of the question because we can't reach an agreement on the major issues.
Reflections of a Technocrat appeals not only to a wide cross section of the Air Force but also to the greater defense community.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Abd Ziyab al-Ujeili, called on Wednesday for forming a technocrat government of national figures, according to a statement of his office.
The government had earlier made similar changes in the Asian Development Bank where an IAS officer was replaced by a technocrat.
10) The officials also became, in the words of a prominent technocrat, "allergic to IMF standbys" (11) and chose to deal with fiscal shocks in 1983 and 1986-1987 through homemade, rather than through IMF-designed, stabilization plans.
President-elect Roh Moo Hyun's remarks on the desirable lineup of ''reform-oriented president, stability-oriented prime minister'' at a TV forum Saturday apparently indicates he has an intention to appoint technocrat Goh as his prime minister, Yonhap quoted an official at the presidential transition committee as saying.
They were: Gorbachev, 53, a Slav technocrat and earnest reformer who was general secretary of the Central Committee of the Soviet Union - a position long held by old men who were enemies of change; Karol Wojtyla, a Polish scholar and priest who, in 1978, became the first non-Italian pope in 450 years and, as a Slav, knew the distress and yearning of the people of Central Europe better than anyone else; and Ronald Reagan, an actor and one-time governor of California who was elected president of the United States in 1980.
He is an efficient and highly respected technocrat.