director-general


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director-general

n, pl directors-general
(Professions) the head of a large organization such as the CBI or BBC
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He was scuffling with the prime minister and the director-general of public education, and he was a royal gift to me and my camp servants.
The prime minister and the director-general of public instruction were present to introduce me; but all the court had been dismissed lest the two bottles aforesaid should corrupt their morals.
One or another of my people"-he looked obliquely at the director-general of public education-"would at once write a letter to the viceroy, and perhaps I should be deprived of that ruffle of drums.
Another roll of the drum warned the susceptible surgeon to take his place as director-general of the ambulance without any further delay.
Yousef Abdulkarim Bucheeri thanked the former Director-General, Pascal Lamy for his dedication and efforts during his tenure and wished him every success in his future professional career.
Dr Ghanem Mohammed Al Hagiri, Director General of the Sharjah International Airport Authority; Mohammed Ali Al Noman, Director-General of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority; Hana Saif Abdullah Hassan Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Sharjah Environment Authority and Natural Protectorate; and Ibrahim Rashid Khalifa Dimas, Deputy Director-General of the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority.
The European Commission announced, on 19 January, the transfer of several senior managers in the interest of the service, following the retirement of Regional Policy Director-General Dirk Ahner, on 1 January.
com, the world's leading online business-to-business marketplace for global trade, announced today that Peter Sutherland, former Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), will join Alibaba.
Task Force Executive Secretary : Director-General of the Economic Affairs Bureau
Director-General of Environment and Wildlife Affairs and Deputy-President of the the Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife Adel Khalifa Al Zayani, Director-General of the Public Commission's Marine Resources Protection General Directorate Jassim Ahmed Al Qassir, Press and Publications Director-General and Acting Director of Press and Foreign Media at the Information Affairs Authority (IAA) Nawaf Mohammed Al Ma'awda Nawaf Mohammed Al Ma'awda, the Culture Ministry's Under-secretary Nada Ahmed Yassin, Assistant Undersecretary for Curriculum & Educational Supervision at the Education Ministry Dr.
The European Commission appointed, on 12 October, Joost Korte (Dutch) as deputy director-general in the Enlargement Directorate-General.
As the Executive Authority, the Minister has delegated specific powers and duties to the Director-General, as required in Section 42A of the Public Service Act.

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