He works with Albert David, also on the panel, who is head of consular assistance at the British High Commission in Islamabad.
What the hard-shell righties want to know is not about the boring issue of consular security.
But during the tumult, six American consular officials managed to slip by the Iranian mob.
So why did a U.S. consular officer grant the young man a U.S. visa?
consular officials are protected against arrest only for acts committed in the course of their duties.
In 1832 the restriction as to engaging in trade was withdrawn, except as regards salaried members of the British consular service.
They did in that act a number of very good things for the consular service.
The consular act relative to seamen requires revision and amendment.
Albinus, who were of consular rank and about my time, used to give vent.
Bonaparte's drift was to conceal, as far as possible, the importance he attached to the change of his consular domicile.
late 14c., "magistrate in ancient Rome," from Old French consule and directly from Latin consul "magistrate in ancient Rome," probably originally "one who consults the Senate," from consulere "to deliberate, take counsel" (see consultation).
Modern sense began with use as appellation of various foreign officials and magistrates, "a representative chosen by a community of merchants living in a foreign country; an agent appointed by a government or ruler to represent the interests of its subjects and traders in a foreign place" (c.1600), an extended sense that developed 13c. in the Spanish form of the word.