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PRESIDENT. An officer of a company who is to direct the manner in which business is to be transacted. From the decision of the president there is an appeal to the body over which he presides.

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Thereafter, HH the Aga Khan resigned from the presidentship of the AIML.
Within a few years of taking over presidentship of Congress, political cards deftly played by Sonia helped Congress assume power in 2004 and stay at the helm for around a decade before it faced defeat in recent parliamentary polls.
Mamata told reporters after her 30-minutes meeting with Sonia Gandhi that the Congress president's first choice for Presidentship is Pranab Mukherjee and the second choice is Hamid Ansari.
It was stated in a declaration after the PML-N parliamentary party held its meeting under the presidentship of Shahbaz Sharif.
Peshawar -- Sounding optimistic of winning the upcoming presidential elections with overwhelming majority, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf senior leader and candidate for the country's presidentship Arif Alvi Thursday said his top priority after being elected as the President of Pakistan will work for harmony among federating units.
In his resignation which was dispatched to party chairman Imran Khan here on Friday, Dr Khakwani said he was resigning from both party presidentship and membership due to injustice done with the workers and the policies of the party.
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Pakistan will hand-over Presidentship of ECO-CCI for the year 2018-19 to Afghanistan as per the statute of ECO-CCI.
He said that the amendment in the Election Reform Bill for eligibility of party presidentship would be challenged.
12 -- President of the NPF (N), Noke Wangnao, has dismissed the resolutions of NPF (S) that their 21 NPF legislators' voting in favor of the "Confidence Motion" on February 5 in Nagaland Assembly was an acknowledgment to the leadership of NPF under the presidentship of Dr Shurhozelie.
" As far as party presidentship is concerned, I will continue to work till Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi want me to," Bajwa said.
Ram Allah, Oct 10 (ONA) The Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, received today at the presidentship HQs' in Ram Allah Sayyid Khalid bin Hamad al-Busaidi, Chairman of the Omani Football Association (OFA), Board Member of Omani Olympic Committee (OOC), Deputy Chairman of Audit Committee at Asian Football Association (AFA) and Member of FIFA Technical Committee, in the presence of Maj.Gen Jibril Rajoub, Chairman of Palestinian Football Association.