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Coll 29/2(5) 'Public Works Department in the Persian Gulf: budget, etc; PWD staff serving in Gulf' [‎25r] (49/140)

The record is made up of 1 file (68 folios). It was created in 2 Nov 1946-26 Feb 1948. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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FRJvl: POLITICAL RESIDENT A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. INs
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India. Correspondence ending with Government of India*s telegram
No. 9321 November 6th,
2. I have received urgent request from Pakistan Government fer release
of Vahidy executive engineer P.V.. Department.
3# Practically only responsibility of Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. subdivision of
x-'.,;. Department at present is maintenance of power houses at Bash ire
and Muscat and disposal of some stores.
4* Departure of Vahidy will leave us with a supervisor, accounts
clerk and typist who are more than adequate to deal with the work.
Supervisor will be in executive charge.
o. At present executive engineer is the only person authorised to
sign PAY. Department cheques pay bills etc. If Vahidy leaves it will
be necessary for Accountant General Central Revenues to authorise
somebody else to sign these. I suggest that this authority be delegated
to Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. and his Secretary.
f* Grateful if His Majesty’s Government and Government of India, would
urgently approve release of Vahidy and. if Government of India, would a_sk
Accountant General Central Revenues to delegate authority for signing
of P. d. Department cheques pay-bills etc. as suggested#

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The file concerns budget estimates for works to the buildings of the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. and of the agencies at Bahrain, Kuwait and Muscat.

The file is composed solely of internal correspondence between the Foreign Office, Government of India, Commonwealth Relations Office, the Treasury Chambers, and the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .

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1 file (68 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 70; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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