How to use Director-general in a sentence
Fenwick Williams. In 1861 he became director-general of engineers at the War Office, assisting General Milutin in the reorganization of the army.
In 1899, when a Department of Mines was created by the Chinese Government, he was appointed Director-General of Mines.
Its central office is in Constantinople, and it is managed by a director-general and advisory committee appointed by committees in London and Paris.
The Brazilian postal service is under the general supervision of the minister of communications and public works, and is administered by a director-general.
The chief ancient buildings of Gandia are the Gothic church, the college, founded by San Francisco de Borgia, director-general of the order of Jesus (1510-1572), and the palace of the dukes of Gandia - a title held in the i 5th and 16th centuries by members of the princely house of Borgia or Borja.Advertisement
In 1831 Louis Philippe made him a peer of France and director-general of manufactures and commerce.
As the works did not pay under official management, they were transferred to the director-general of railways.
Elected member of parliament for Faenza, he was again appointed secretary to the ministry of the interior in the Mamiani cabinet, and later director-general of the public health department.
Moreover, he irritated public opinion by raising to senatorial rank the director-general of the Banca Romana, Signor Tanlongo, whose irregular practices had become a byword.
The government of the province was fully established in 1626 and was vested mainly in a director-general and council.Advertisement
The director-general was formally appointed by the Company subject to the approval of the States-General, but the Amsterdam Chamber and the College of Nineteen supervised his administration.
The members of the council were formally appointed by the Company, but the director-general actually determined who they should be, and as he was not bound by their advice they were no check to an autocratic rule.
Peter Minuit, the first director-general, arrived with more colonists in May 1626, and soon afterwards Manhattan Island was bought from the Indians, Fort Amsterdam was erected at its lower end, and the settlement here was made the seat of government.
William Kieft was appointed director-general late in 1637, and in 1638 the Company abandoned its monopoly of trade in New Netherland and gave notice that all inhabitants of the United Provinces, and of friendly countries, might trade there subject to an import duty of io %, an export duty of 15%, and to the requirement that the goods should be carried in the Company's ships.
At the same time the director-general was.Advertisement
The assembly chose a board of Twelve Men to represent it, and a few months later this board demanded certain reforms, especially that the membership of the director-general's council should be increased from one to five by the popular election of four members.
A member of the committees for public instruction and public safety, and later, under Napoleon, director general of instruction, he took a leading part in the establishment of schools for both primary and secondary education, scientific studies being especially provided for.
In 1798 he ceased to be a member of the Council of Five Hundred, and was appointed director-general of posts, being sent subsequently to organize the army of Italy.
But popular discontent grew in force; risings took place in Concepcion and Coquimbo, and on the 28th of January 1823 O'Higgins was finally patriotic enough to resign his post of director-general, without attempting to retain it by force.
When the railways were taken over by the Federal Government in 1917 he was appointed director-general.Advertisement
A review of Indian trade by the director-general of the statistical department in India is annually presented to parliament, and there- Exports.
The post-office of India is under the control of a director-general, in subordination to the department of commerce and industry; and this Post officer has under him a postmaster-general or deputy post master-general in each province.
Excluding the Indo European telegraph wire, the whole telegraph system of India forms an imperial charge, administered through a director-general.
He became master of requests in 1806, and next year prefect of the Cote d'Or, councillor of state and director-general of bridges and roads in 1809, and count of the empire in the autumn of the same year.
Although he resumed his functions as director-general during the Hundred Days, he excused himself from taking his seat in the council of state and was apparently not seriously compromised, for Louis XVIII.Advertisement
After filling for several years the post of director-general of indirect taxes, he was created in 1819 a peer of France and was prominent among the Liberals.
The Chilean post-office is administered by a director-general at Santiago, and has a high degree of efficiency and liberality, compared with those of other South American states.
O'Higgins was named director-general of Chile, while San Martin, realizing that the independence of each colony depended on the Spanish being expelled from the whole of South America, set about preparing an invasion of Peru.
He took office under the consulate as prefect of Charente Inferieure, rose to be a member of the council of state, and in 1804 obtained the important post of director-general of the indirect taxes (droits reunis) .
M ` Grigor (1778-1851), the military surgeon and director-general of the Army Medical Department, who was thrice elected lord rector of the College.Advertisement
After the event, Catherine raised him to the rank of count and made him adjutantgeneral, director-general of engineers and general-in-chief.
In the following year he was made a councillor and director-general of the East Indian trade.
Necker, as director-general of the finances, set forth the condition of the treasury and proposed some small reforms. The Tiers Etat (Third Estate) was dissatisfied that the question of joint or separate deliberation should have been left open.
In October 1776 Necker was made finance minister of France, though with the title only of director of the treasury, which, however, he changed in 1777 for that of director-general of the finances.
In 1788 the country, which had at the bidding of the literary guests of Madame Necker come to believe that Necker was the only minister who could "stop the deficit," as they said, demanded Necker's recall, and in September 1788 he became once more director-general of the finances.Advertisement
Remember that genuine antiques must have an export permit from the Director General of Museums in Kuala Lumpur.
Wrong, replied the Director General of the UN nuclear inspectorate, the IAEA.
He may ask the Director General to seek undertakings from the parties or impose remedies using his order-making powers.
The consultation document was written by former university vice-chancellor Sir Alan Wilson, Director General of the Higher Education Directorate at DfES.
A separate department of this ministry under a director-general has the charge of antiquities and fine arts, making archaeological excavations and supervising those undertaken by private persons (permission to foreigners, even to foreign schools, to excavate in Italy is rarely granted), and maintaining the numerous state museums and picture galleries.Advertisement
Sir Digby Jones, director general of the CBI, said the government has succumbed to pressure from the unions.