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10STATE2086
2010-01-09 02:01:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Secretary of State
Cable title:  

BUREAU AUTHORIZED FUND CITE FOR U.S. SCIENCE

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DE RUEHC #2086 0090206
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O P 090201Z JAN 10
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHAM/AMEMBASSY AMMAN IMMEDIATE 4527
RUEHAK/AMEMBASSY ANKARA IMMEDIATE 1441
RUEHLB/AMEMBASSY BEIRUT IMMEDIATE 2033
RUEHEG/AMEMBASSY CAIRO IMMEDIATE 4796
INFO RUEHIT/AMCONSUL ISTANBUL PRIORITY 3588
RUEHJA/AMEMBASSY JAKARTA 6489
RUEHDO/AMEMBASSY DOHA 1833
RUEHFSC/USOFFICE FSC CHARLESTON 4495
						UNCLAS STATE 002086 

SIPDIS
FSC FOR AA FROM OES
AMMAN FOR MANU BHALLA
ANKARA FOR SARA LITKE
BEIRUT FOR MEGAN MCCULLOCH AND AMY TACHCO
CAIRO FOR JOSH GOLDBERG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AFIN KISL KSCA OEXC OVIP SCUL SENV TSPL XF KFSC
SUBJECT: BUREAU AUTHORIZED FUND CITE FOR U.S. SCIENCE
ENVOY DR. AHMED ZEWAIL AND DELEGATION

REF: A. STATE 126780

B. AMMAN 2799

C. ANKARA 22

D. BEIRUT 1366

E. CAIRO 2402

F. EMAILED CORRESPONDENCE

UNCLAS STATE 002086

SIPDIS
FSC FOR AA FROM OES
AMMAN FOR MANU BHALLA
ANKARA FOR SARA LITKE
BEIRUT FOR MEGAN MCCULLOCH AND AMY TACHCO
CAIRO FOR JOSH GOLDBERG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AFIN KISL KSCA OEXC OVIP SCUL SENV TSPL XF KFSC
SUBJECT: BUREAU AUTHORIZED FUND CITE FOR U.S. SCIENCE
ENVOY DR. AHMED ZEWAIL AND DELEGATION

REF: A. STATE 126780

B. AMMAN 2799

C. ANKARA 22

D. BEIRUT 1366

E. CAIRO 2402

F. EMAILED CORRESPONDENCE


1. THIS IS AN ACTION CABLE. SEE PARA 3.


2. PER REFTELS, WE ARE PROVIDING OES FISCAL DATA FOR THE
FIRST U.S. SCIENCE ENVOY DR. AHMED ZEWAIL AND HIS
DELEGATION'S JANUARY 8 TRIP TO THE MIDDLE EAST, IN THE AMOUNT
OF $7500. DR. ZEWAIL PLANS TO ARRIVE IN CAIRO JANUARY 9 AND
DEPART CAIRO FEBRUARY 16 VIA DOHA FOR A QATAR FOUNDATION
ANNUAL BOARD MEETING ON FEBRUARY 17. ALL FUNDS MUST BE
OBLIGATED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2010.


3. HERE FOLLOWS FISCAL DATA FOR DR. AHMED ZEWAIL AND HIS
DELEGATION.

APPROPRIATION: 190101137
ALLOTMENT: 1008
OPERATING ALLOWANCE: 100801
BUDGET FISCAL YEAR: 2010
OBLIGATION: 000345
FUNCTION CODE: 2403
BUDGET OBJECT CODE: 2589
PROJECT CODE: N/A
PROPERTY CODE: N/A
ORGANIZATION CODE: 029900
AMOUNT AUTHORIZED PER BOC USD 7,500


4. DR. ZEWAIL WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICE
OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY'S DR. JASON RAO IN EGYPT AND
TURKEY. ESTH HUB OFFICER MANU BHALLA WILL ACCOMPANY DR.
ZEWAIL IN EGYPT, TURKEY, LEBANON, AND JORDAN.


5. BASED ON INFORMATION FROM POSTS TO DATE, WE HAVE BUDGETED
UP TO $2000 FOR EGYPT FOR THE ENTIRE TRIP, UP TO $1750 FOR
TURKEY. UP TO $1750 FOR LEBANON, AND UP TO $2000 FOR JORDAN.
PLEASE LET US KNOW IF THERE ARE ANY VERY SIGNIFICANT CHANGES
IN POST FUNDING REQUIREMENTS.


6. FUNDING PARAMETERS WILL BE LEFT TO THE DISCRETION OF POST.
DR. ZEWAIL HAS BEEN ISSUED A GRANT THAT COVERS LODGING (FOR
THE ENTIRE TRIP EXCEPT BEIRUT WHERE HE WILL STAY AT THE
AMBASSADOR'S RESIDENCE), PER DIEM, AND SOME EXPENSES.


7. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS -- FINANCIAL. EMBASSY BUDGET AND
FINANCE SECTIONS (B AND F) WILL HAVE ACCESS TO AND BE ABLE TO
INVOICE ALL APPROPRIATE COSTS FOR THIS TRIP TO THIS FUND
CITE/FISCAL DATA. POSTS MUST SUBMIT FINAL FINANCIAL EXPENSES
TO OES/STC ATTENTION: WILLIAM LAWRENCE WITH A CC TO CASSIE
SULLIVAN. THE STATE DEPARTMENT POC'S FOR SCIENCE ENVOYS ARE
WILLIAM LAWRENCE (LAWRENCEWA@STATE.GOV AND 202-663-2619 (W)
OR 202-280-7772 (H) OR 617-605-7774 (HOUSEHOLD MOBILE)) AND
CASSIE SULLIVAN (SULLIVANCC@STATE.GOV AND 202-663-3291).


8. OES SENDS BEST WISHES FOR SUCCESSFUL VISITS AND THANKS
EMBASSY OFFICIALS FOR THEIR HARD WORK ON SHORT NOTICE OVER
THE HOLIDAYS IN SUPPORT OF THIS IMPORTANT PRESIDENTIAL AND
DEPARTMENTAL INITIATIVE.
CLINTON