Secretary (title)

Secretary is a title often used in organizations to indicate a person having a certain amount of authority, power, or importance in the organization. The term is derived from the Latin word secernere, "to distinguish" or "to set apart", the passive participle (secretum) meaning "having been set apart", with the eventual connotation of something private or confidential, as with the English word secret. A secretarius was a person, therefore, overseeing business confidentially, usually for a powerful individual (a king, pope, etc.).

The official title of the leader of most Communist and Socialist political parties is the "General Secretary of the Central Committee" or "First Secretary of the Central Committee". When a Communist party is in power, the General Secretary is usually the country's de facto leader (though sometimes this leader also holds state-level positions to monopolize power, such as a presidency or premiership in order to constitute de jure leadership of the state), such as China and Cuba.

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NATO Secretary General did not support the idea of ​​shooting down Russian missiles flying towards Poland

The Eastern Herald 15 Jul 2024
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has spoken out against the idea of ​​shooting down Russian missiles flying towards Poland over Ukraine ... “NATO’s policy remains unchanged. we will not participate in this conflict ... The debate over direct NATO intervention comes amid increasing calls from Ukraine for enhanced defensive measures ... .......
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Guterres to invite leaders for meeting on Cyprus issue

Philenews 15 Jul 2024
According to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the Secretary-General’s Reports to the Security Council, they note the Secretary-General’s observation that “despite the importance of the Technical Committees and the positive impact of the ......
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Culture Secretary Says Latest General Election Was 'Most Toxic' One She's Ever Participated In

Huffington Post 15 Jul 2024
Lisa Nandy, the new culture secretary, said the latest general election was the "most toxic" she's ever participated in. The culture secretary has claimed the most recent general election was the “most toxic I have ever participated in” this morning ... Culture Secretary Lisa Nandy ......
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FORMER FOREIGN MINISTRY SEC-GEN TAN SRI ABDUL KADIR DIES

Malaysian National News Agency 15 Jul 2024
KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 (Bernama) -- Former Foreign Ministry secretary-general Tan Sri Abdul Kadir Mohamad, died ......
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Power crisis, heavy taxes: Jamaat stages protests across KP

The News International 15 Jul 2024
PPI. PESHAWAR ... In the provincial metropolis, a protest demonstration was arranged outside the Peshawar Press Club.The demonstration was led by provincial secretary general of the party Abdul Wasi, district president Hamdullah Jan Budhni and general secretary Hidayatullah ... They were also chanting slogans against the government ... ....
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FORMER NANGKA ASSEMBLYMAN SWORN IN AS SENATOR

Malaysian National News Agency 15 Jul 2024
The former three-term Nangka assemblyman from 1996 to 2011, is also the secretary-general of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera ......
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Muhyiddin ‘formula’ shows Bersatu’s lack of succession plan, says analyst

Malaysia Today 15 Jul 2024
Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin’s latest “formula” for its secretary-general Hamzah Zainudin to contest for the deputy president’s post seems to suggest that the party lacks a succession plan, says a political analyst....
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SC extends stay on notices issued by LS privileges panel to WB officials till Jul 19

The Siasat Daily 15 Jul 2024
... Secretariat that Solicitor General Tushar Mehta was unavailable as he was out of the country ... On February 19, the top court had for the first time stayed the notices issued by the privileges committee to the West Bengal chief secretary, director general of police (DGP) and others....
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SC extends stay on notices issued by LS privileges panel to West Bengal officials till ...

Hindustan Times 15 Jul 2024
... secretary, DGP and others in a matter related to alleged breach of privilege of the House by them ... On February 19, the top court had for the first time stayed the notices issued by the privileges committee to the West Bengal chief secretary, director general of police and others....
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Miscalculation in buffer zone ‘matter of time’

CyprusMail 15 Jul 2024
Ramsey’s description of upping the ante along the ceasefire line echoes those in the UN Secretary-General’s latest report on Unficyp released on July 4 ... The secretary-general described the actions as reflective of a rapid military buildup, with both the Greek Cypriot National ......
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