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Public officials stationed in a foreign country who are responsible for developing and securing the economic interests of their government and safeguarding the welfare of their government's citizens who might be traveling or residing within their jurisdiction.


Ambassadors and Consuls.

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Live here, in Paris," resumed the First Consul, addressing Bartolomeo; "we will know nothing of this affair.
A sigh of joy heaved the vast chest of the Corsican, who held out his hand to the First Consul, saying:--
It is outrageous," Consul Lingford cried, dodging the hurtling bodies of the two men.
Consul Lingford exploded, staring horror-stricken at the man whom he had invited to lunch.
In Turkey, there are 328 honorary consuls from 137 nations.
The measure is part of a change to an ordinance on honorary consuls which has been approved by the government.
After the appointment of Vidarshana Munasinghe as Sri Lanka's Honourary Consul for Zurich Canton in March, the official opening of the Honorary Consulate took place with the participation of External Affairs Deputy Minister Neomal Perera.
In 1910, the consul sent the Department 12 copies of certificates "of American citizens who have re- registered at the Consulate since July 21st, 1910.
The Honorary Consuls held meetings with top state officials, representatives of the local government, the chambers of commerce, and business owners and had an opportunity to learn firsthand about Macedonia's development potential in the areas of business, tourism and culture.
At the outset, the Algerian Consul General commended the close cooperation ties binding the African countries to the IDBG, praising the interest and care paid by it to development plans and programs, in Africa.
The honorary consuls thanked President al-Assad for his support and interest in the expatriates' affairs, stressing keenness for doing their duty to boost Syria's image and defend its stances and just causes.
Thus, Consul General of Hungary in Kyrgyzstan Henry Balyan; Consul of the Philippines in Kyrgyzstan Dosmir Uzbekov; and Consul of Hungary in Osh region Almazbek Arstanbayev received the legal documents allowing them a right to be enforced in the authority's domain of competence on April 17.