foreign secretary

Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

for′eign min′ister

(in countries other than the U.S.) a cabinet minister who conducts and supervises foreign and diplomatic relations with other states. Also called, esp. Brit., foreign secretary.
for′eign min′istry, n.

foreign secretary

n (Brit) → ministro degli Esteri
References in classic literature ?
The Prime Minister had lodgings in a second floor, and the Foreign Secretary occupied the comfortable lodgings over Zwieback's Conditorey.
Sir Henry Harland Fisher, with half the alphabet after his name, was something at the Foreign Office far more tremendous than the Foreign Secretary.
Speaking separately to Washington-based Pakistani and foreign media, the Foreign Secretary briefed them about her current official visit to the US which, she said, was the continuation of engagement with the US.
Pakistan to strengthen the long-standingrelationship with the US, says JanjuaSays Islamic scholarsexpected to issue a fatwa against the use of one country's soil to launch attacks on anotherISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said on Thursday that Islamabad and Washington were engaged at high-level to promote mutual understanding and discuss ways on how the two countries could work together for the common goal of regional stability, including peace in Afghanistan.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invited Dutch PM Mark Rutte to visit Bangladesh for launching of Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque handed over the invitation letter to Mr, David van Week, Adviser on Foreign Policy and Defence to the Dutch Prime Minister during a meeting at his office this morning.
29 (ANI): Senior diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale, on Monday, assumed charges as the new Foreign Secretary of India.
US Acting Secretary of State Alice Wells held talks with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Monday, acknowledging Pakistan's efforts in eradicating terrorism and conveyed the US's desire to work with it in furthering the shared objective of stabilizing Afghanistan.
Norway's Foreign Secretary Ine Eriksen Soreide (left) listens as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks during the unveiling of a Christmas tree, gifted by Norway, outside The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London yesterday.
ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry on Tuesday briefed five permanent members of Security Council in the Foreign Office against Indian extremism and brutality in Kashmir.
Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh was scheduled to meet her Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhury in Islamabad on August 25.
Manama, December 18 (BNA) --The CEO of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Osama Bin Abdullah Al-Absi received Foreign Secretary of the Government of Nepal, Arjun Bahadur Thapa this morning Wednesday December 18/2013 at the headquarters of the Authority in Sanabis.
LONDON, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague had urged the Egyptian authorities, in a phone call Saturday with Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi, to provide protection to places of worship against all forms of violence and to take measures to stop attacks on mosques and churches, and stressed disproportionate use of force by security against protesters was also "unacceptable.

Full browser ?