The Ambassador in Panama (Hines) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 28—11:58 a.m.]
1113. The Governor of the Panama Canal and the Panamanian Foreign Minister70 today signed an instrument transferring to the Republic of Panama the water and sewerage systems in the cities of Panama and Colon in accordance with Public Law No. 48, 78th Congress, approved May 3, 1943. They also signed a contract covering the management of the water and sewerage systems by the Panama Canal for the account of the Republic of Panama.
- Ricardo J. Alfaro.↩