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Cablegate: Fy08 Bfif Detailed Actual Expenditures - Zimbabwe

VZCZCXYZ0018
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSB #0873 2681302
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 241302Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY HARARE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 3486

UNCLAS HARARE 000873

EEB/EX FOR GALE GRAY AND DENNIS WINSTEAD

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ABUD AFIN BEXP BTIO EINV ETRD ZI
SUBJECT: FY08 BFIF DETAILED ACTUAL EXPENDITURES - ZIMBABWE

REF: A) STATE 78544, B) HARARE 00838

1. The following is a detailed accounting of actual expenditures for
the American Business Association of Zimbabwe (ABAZ) 2008 forum held
on August 21, 2008 and funded by Business Facilitation Incentive
Fund (BFIF). As instructed in reftel A, receipts and supporting
documents will be faxed to Gale Gray in EEB/EX at (202) 647-1888.

BFIF Funds Allotment: $7,000 per reftel A.
Total obligated: $7,000.

Per Diem for Speakers:
Dolf Prinsloo $174.00
Caio Megale $783.00

Cancellation fee for Mbui Wagacha's flight $221.00
(speaker cancelled due to visa problem)

Leo Burnett Group $2,500.00
Design, artwork and disking up of press ads, brochures, folders and
pads, invitations, billboard and fence banners, e-flyers, cd covers,
posters, registration forms and podium sticker.

Leo Burnett Group $300.00
Extra origination and printing of workshop invitations and cd
covers.

Veronica Oxley (Latilla Investments): $3,022.00
Provision of management and organization services to ABAZ for the
organization of the Just Business Economic Forum 2008.

TOTAL EXPENSES $7,000.00

2. A substantive wrap-up report on the event was sent September 17,
2008 (reftel B).


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