Rajendra Pachauri in Forbes They should feel deeply encouraged and inspired. It is their contribution which has been recognized,said Pachauri. "I only happen to be a functionary that essentially oversees the process."
Jim Leach in MSNBC Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, said Google seemingly had acted "as a functionary of the Chinese government. ...... This is astonishing."
Nawaz Sharif in CNN I haven't met any Pakistani government functionary over the last eight years, although there were a lot of overtures from the Pakistani side to meet me and to talk to me,Sharif said Sunday afternoon.