102.78/4–1846: Telegram

The Counselor of Embassy in China ( Smyth ) to the Secretary of State

699. ReDeptel 562, April 428 from Agriculture to Shanghai and in response to Embassy’s note of February 1429 concerning draft proposals for technical collaboration in agriculture and forestry between China and the US, following reply under date of April 12 has been received through MinFonAff30 from MinAgric:

“The revised proposals as put forward by the American authorities are all agreeable. With regard to proposal No. 6, in which it was suggested that the Chinese Government designate a representative in the United States to advise in matters concerning the selection of the personnel of the delegation, Dr. Raymond Moyer who is now serving in the United States Department of Agriculture and is concurrently an honorary member of the rehabilitation committee of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of China is hereby commissioned to attend to such matters in the United States.”

Sent Department 699; repeated Shanghai for Dawson 301.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Not printed, but see footnote 20, p. 1275.
  3. Wang Shih-chieh, Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs.