Establishment of Pakistan and Afghanistan Support Office, 51615-51616 [2010-21020]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 162 / Monday, August 23, 2010 / Presidential Documents 51615 Presidential Documents Executive Order 13550 of August 18, 2010 Establishment of Pakistan and Afghanistan Support Office By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 202 of the Revised Statutes (22 U.S.C. 2656) and section 3161 of title 5, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment. There is established within the Department of State, in accordance with section 3161 of title 5, United States Code, a temporary organization to be known as the Pakistan and Afghanistan Support Office (PASO). Sec. 2. Purpose of the Temporary Organization. The purpose of the PASO shall be to perform the specific project of supporting executive departments and agencies in strengthening the governments in Afghanistan and Pakistan, enhancing the capacity of those governments to resist extremists, and maintaining an effective U.S. diplomatic presence in both countries. Sec. 3. Functions of the Temporary Organization. In carrying out the purpose set forth in section 2, the PASO shall: (a) support executive departments and agencies in efforts to enhance civilian control and stable constitutional government in Pakistan, to promote a more capable, accountable, and effective government in Afghanistan that serves the Afghan people and eventually can function, especially regarding internal security, with limited international support, and to stimulate an economy that will provide licit opportunity for the people of Pakistan and Afghanistan; (b) assume the functions assigned to the Afghanistan Support Office (ASO) as of the date of this order; and (c) perform such other functions related to the specific project set forth in section 2 as the Secretary of State (Secretary) may assign. Sec. 4. Personnel and Administration. The PASO shall be headed by a Director appointed by the Secretary. The PASO shall be based in Washington, D.C., Pakistan, and Afghanistan. The Secretary shall transfer from the ASO to the PASO the personnel, assets, liabilities, and records of the ASO. Sec. 5. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) authority granted by law to a department or agency, or the head thereof; or rfrederick on DSKD9S0YB1PROD with RULES (ii) functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. VerDate Mar<15>2010 06:32 Aug 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23AUE1.SGM 23AUE1 51616 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 162 / Monday, August 23, 2010 / Presidential Documents (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. (d) The PASO shall terminate at the end of the maximum period permitted by section 3161(a)(1) of title 5, United States Code, unless sooner terminated by the Secretary. THE WHITE HOUSE, August 18, 2010. [FR Doc. 2010–21020 Filed 8–20–10; 8:45 am] VerDate Mar<15>2010 06:32 Aug 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23AUE1.SGM 23AUE1 OB#1.EPS</GPH> rfrederick on DSKD9S0YB1PROD with RULES Billing code 3195–W0–P

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 162 (Monday, August 23, 2010)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 51615-51616]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-21020]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 162 / Monday, August 23, 2010 / 
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                Executive Order 13550 of August 18, 2010

                
Establishment of Pakistan and Afghanistan Support 
                Office

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including section 202 of the Revised Statutes 
                (22 U.S.C. 2656) and section 3161 of title 5, United 
                States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Establishment. There is established within 
                the Department of State, in accordance with section 
                3161 of title 5, United States Code, a temporary 
                organization to be known as the Pakistan and 
                Afghanistan Support Office (PASO).

                Sec. 2. Purpose of the Temporary Organization. The 
                purpose of the PASO shall be to perform the specific 
                project of supporting executive departments and 
                agencies in strengthening the governments in 
                Afghanistan and Pakistan, enhancing the capacity of 
                those governments to resist extremists, and maintaining 
                an effective U.S. diplomatic presence in both 
                countries.

                Sec. 3. Functions of the Temporary Organization. In 
                carrying out the purpose set forth in section 2, the 
                PASO shall:

                    (a) support executive departments and agencies in 
                efforts to enhance civilian control and stable 
                constitutional government in Pakistan, to promote a 
                more capable, accountable, and effective government in 
                Afghanistan that serves the Afghan people and 
                eventually can function, especially regarding internal 
                security, with limited international support, and to 
                stimulate an economy that will provide licit 
                opportunity for the people of Pakistan and Afghanistan;
                    (b) assume the functions assigned to the 
                Afghanistan Support Office (ASO) as of the date of this 
                order; and
                    (c) perform such other functions related to the 
                specific project set forth in section 2 as the 
                Secretary of State (Secretary) may assign.

                Sec. 4. Personnel and Administration. The PASO shall be 
                headed by a Director appointed by the Secretary. The 
                PASO shall be based in Washington, D.C., Pakistan, and 
                Afghanistan. The Secretary shall transfer from the ASO 
                to the PASO the personnel, assets, liabilities, and 
                records of the ASO.

                Sec. 5. General Provisions.

                    (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to 
                impair or otherwise affect:

(i) authority granted by law to a department or agency, or the head 
thereof; or

(ii) functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with 
                applicable law and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.

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                    (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                    (d) The PASO shall terminate at the end of the 
                maximum period permitted by section 3161(a)(1) of title 
                5, United States Code, unless sooner terminated by the 
                Secretary.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    August 18, 2010.

[FR Doc. 2010-21020
Filed 8-20-10; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3195-W0-P