Jan 20, 1979 • 2151 • State-Georgetown • 16709

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STATE 016709
ORIGIN H-03
INFO OCT-01 AID-01 SS-15 ABF-01 FS-01 NSC-06 ISO-00 ARA-10 /038 R
DRAFTED BY H:MJBULLOCK
APPROVED BY H:ELKRIZEK
A/BF/FC:RWHITENER(DRAFT)
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R 202151Z JAN 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
UNCLAS STATE 016709
CODEL RYAN

E.O.112065 N/A
TAGS: OREP (CODEL RYAN)
SUBJECT: CODEL RYAN
REF: A. LETTER DATED DEC. 28, 1978 TO JAMES SCHOLLAERT FROM DOUGLAS ELLICE; B. STATE 285001 DATED NOV. 10, 1978

1. REF A, LETTER TO JAMES SCHOLLAERT, STAFF MEMBER OF HOUSE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, FROM DOUGLAS V. ELLICE, JR., AMERICAN CONSUL, AMERICAN EMBASSY, GEORGETOWN, REQUESTED AUTHORIZATION FOR EMBASSY TO PAY GUYANESE DRIVER, HARRY PERSAUD, 200 GUYANESE DOLLARS FOR LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED SCHOLLAERT DURING THE TIME HE WAS IN GUYANA IN NOVEMBER, 1978. COMMITTEE AUTHORIZES EMBASSY TO MAKE THIS PAYMENT UNDER FUNDING CITATION PROVIDED IN REFTEL B. ACCORDINGLY, POST SHOULD PREPARE VOUCHER CHARGING ACCOUNT

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19X6875.3, ALLOT.9900 USING SCHOLLAERT NOTE TO PERSAUD AS AUTHORIZED CHARGES TO CODEL ACCOUNTS MAY BE USED AT ANY TIME. 2. REQUEST EMBASSY REPORT THIS PAYMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT AFTER IT IS MADE BY CABLE ACCORDING TO INSTRUCTIONS IN PARA 5 OF REFTEL B, PROVIDING TOTAL AMOUNT IN LOCAL CURRENCY WITH USDOL EQUIVALENT.

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