"We are very proud that due to the first-rate efforts of our 14-strong team today no British Council
personnel were injured in this appalling attack - we cannot praise the team enough," he said.
SADDENED British Council
chief executive Martin Davidson SURPRISE American and Afghan troops inspect the site of the attack outside the British Council
The British Council
has played an important role in supporting the schools which take the examinations, and serves as the contact point between Edexcel International and the Jordanian schools in the program.
"We have arrested seven people including, three employees of the British Council
. In total 16 people have been accused in the case, and these include two from the Karnal-based Cambridge English institute,"
The redevelopment project is part of the British Council
's strategy to meet the evolving needs and aspirations of the community, providing world class facilities in line with the vision of Dubai.
A British Council
spokesperson said: "The British Council
is committed to implementing the requirements of the UK government's data handling review.
The British Council
announced last week that most of its 16 local staff members in Tehran were summoned in December to the Office of President Ahmadi-nejad "where it was suggested to them that they should resign from their posts."
In recent years, the British Council
came under pressure as Anglo-Russian relations deteriorated.
"Russia has failed to show any legal reasons under Russian or international law why the British Council
should not continue to operate.
For every pound the British Council
receives in grant it generates a further pounds 1.76, providing excellent value for taxpayers.
Gordon Carey, senior vice president, British Council
for Offices, who will chair the conference, commented: "New York has one of the world's most dynamic property markets and many of the world's leading architects are currently working in the city."
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