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Cablegate: Gop Agrees to Postponement of April 24-25 Regional Economic

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BEXP EAID ENRG ECON ETRD PGOV KPWR PK AF
SUBJECT: GOP AGREES TO POSTPONEMENT OF APRIL 24-25 REGIONAL ECONOMIC
COOPERATION CONFERENCE ON AFGHANISTAN

REFS: A) ISLAMABAD 1158; B) KABUL 674; C) STATE 22526

1. (U) SUMMARY. Pursuant to the request from the Government of
Afghanistan (GOA), the Government of Pakistan (GOP) has agreed to
postpone the Regional Economic Cooperation Conference (RECC)
scheduled for April 24-25, 2008 in Islamabad. END SUMMARY.

2. (U) EconOff met with the Joint Secretary of the
Economic Affairs Division, Mr. Suhail Rehan, on March 19 to follow up
on the Afghan request to postpone the upcoming RECC. Mr. Rehan noted
that the GOP would "postpone this meeting until the second half of
2008 to accommodate the GOA's request." He stated that no
alternative date has been fixed yet but thought either August or
October would be the likely timeframe. Mr. Rehan further stated that
the GOA would be notified in writing of this postponement on March
20.

PATTERSON

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