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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.
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.
Among them will be International Monetary Fund (IMF) Director-General Christine Lagarde, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Antonio Guterres, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Chief Helen Clark, UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director-General Jose Graziano and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova.
The Director-General for Health and Social Services/NHS Wales Chief Executive will stay in post.
The council includes members such as Secretary-General of DFZ Council, Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre, Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), Director-General of Dubai Creative Clusters Authority, Director-General of Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA), CEO of Dubai Aviation City Corporation, and Chairman of Meydan City Corporation.
Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori appointed as the Director-General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.
Chehayeb was accompanied during his visit by a Lebanese official delegation, including Agriculture Ministry Director-General, Louis Lahoud; Cooperatives Acting Director-General, Green Project Director-General, Gloria Abi-Zeid, and Agriculture Minister's Advisor, Anwar Daou, as well as Engineers Hala Abdallah and Aline Sakr.
The other members of the high-powered panel are the undersecretary of the Ministry of Manpower for Technical Education and Vocational Training, undersecretary of the Ministry of Manpower for Labour Affairs, Adviser to the Minister for Human Resources Planning, Manpower Planning Expert, Director-General of Planning and Development, Director-General of Administrative and Financial Affairs, Director-General of Technical Education, Director- General of Employment and Assistant Director-General of Planning and Development.
David Shark has been named one of four deputies director general to the World Trade Organization, where he will serve under the newly appointed WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo.

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