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01. U.S. Department of State telegram to all diplomatic and consular posts abroad concerning categories of persons in Burma subject to suspension of entry (June 10, 2003)


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R 101356Z JUN 03
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO ALL DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR POSTS
SPECIAL EMBASSY PROGRAM
AMEMBASSY KABUL
AMEMBASSY KHARTOUM
AMEMBASSY DUSHANBE

UNCLAS STATE 156925

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: CVIS, CMGT, BM
SUBJECT: UPDATED SPECIAL CLEARANCE PROCEDURES FOR BURMA

1. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, THE RECIPROCITY SCHEDULE FOR
BURMA FOUND IN 9 FAM APPENDIX C IS REVISED TO ADD AN
ADDITIONAL CATEGORY SUBJECT TO 212(F) PROCEDURES. PLEASE
NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGE:

THE SECTION ON NONOFFICIAL TRAVEL UNDER THE SPECIAL
CLEARANCE AND ISSUANCE PROCEDURES NOW READS AS FOLLOWS:

"INDIVIDUALS IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES APPEAR TO BE
SUBJECT TO 212(F) PROCEDURES BY VIRTUE OF THEIR POSITIONS
AND WOULD REQUIRE AUTOMATIC REFERRAL TO THE DEPARTMENT
THROUGH A VISAS DONKEY SECURITY ADVISORY OPINION BEFORE A
VISA CAN BE ISSUED. THEY INCLUDE:

- MEMBERS OF THE STATE PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
(SPDC) (FORMERLY THE STATE LAW AND ORDER RESTORATION
COUNCIL (SLORC)) AND THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILIES;

- GOVERNMENT MINISTERS AND OTHER SENIOR BURMESE GOVERNMENT
OFFICIALS AND THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILIES;

- ALL OFFICIALS OF THE UNION SOLIDARITY DEVELOPMENT
ASSOCIATION (USDA) AND THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILIES;

- MILITARY ABOVE THE RANK OF COLONEL AND THEIR IMMEDIATE
FAMILIES; AND

- CIVIL SERVANTS ABOVE THE RANK OF DIRECTOR-GENERAL AND
THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILIES."

- MANAGERS OF STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES AND THEIR FAMILIES.
STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE
FOLLOWING:

MYANMA COTTON AND SERICULTURE ENTERPRISE
MYANMA FARMS ENTERPRISE
MYANMA JUTE ENTERPRISE
MYANMA PERENNIAL CROPS ENTERPRISE
MYANMA SUGARCANE ENTERPRISE
MYANMA AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK
MYANMAR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE TRADING
MYANMA POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS
PUBLIC WORKS
COOPERATIVE EXPORT-IMPORT ENTERPRISE
DIRECTORATE OF DEFENSE INDUSTRIES
DIRECTORATE OF PROCUREMENT
MYANMAR ECONOMIC CORPORATION
UNION OF MYANMAR ECONOMIC HOLDINGS, LTD.
MYANMAR ELECTRIC POWER ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR OIL AND GAS ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR PETROCHEMICAL ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR PETROLEUM PRODUCTS ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR ECONOMIC BANK
MYANMAR FOREIGN TRADE BANK
MYANMAR INSURANCE
MYANMAR INVESTMENT AND COMMERCIAL BANK
MYANMAR SMALL LOANS ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR TIMBER ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR HOTELS AND TOURISM SERVICES
MYANMAR CERAMIC INDUSTRIES
MYANMAR FOODSTUFF INDUSTRIES
MYANMAR GENERAL AND MAINTENANCE INDUSTRIES
MYANMAR PAPER AND CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES
MYANMAR PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES
MYANMAR TEXTILE INDUSTRIES
MYANMAR INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES
MYANMAR AUTOMOBILE AND DIESEL ENGINE INDUSTRY
MYANMAR AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY INDUSTRIES
MYANMAR MACHINE TOOLS AND ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIES
MYANMAR TYRE AND RUBBER INDUSTRIES
NEWS AND PERIODICALS ENTERPRISE
PRINTING AND PUBLISHING ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR MOTION PICTURE ENTERPRISE
LIVESTOCK BREEDING, FOODSTUFF, AND DAIRY PRODUCTS
ENTERPRISE
NO. 1 MINING ENTERPRISE
NO. 2 MINING ENTERPRISE
NO. 3 MINING ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR GEMS ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR PEARL ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR SALT AND MARINE CHEMICAL ENTERPRISE
MYANMAR RAILWAYS
ROAD TRANSPORT
MYANMAR AIRWAYS
INLAND WATER TRANSPORT
MYANMAR PORT AUTHORITY
MYANMAR SHIPYARDS
MYANMAR FIVE STAR LINE"

THE FINAL CATEGORY HAS JUST BEEN ADDED.

2. POSTS SHOULD KEEP A COPY OF THIS CABLE FOR REFERENCE
UNTIL THEY HAVE VERIFIED THAT APPENDIX C RECIPROCITY
TABLES ON THE INTRANET HAVE BEEN UPDATED. POSTS ARE
REMINDED THAT THE RECIPROCITY TABLES SHOWN IN APPENDIX C
ON THE INTRANET
(HTTP://INTRANET.CA.STATE.GOV/RECIPROCITYWEB/INDEX.HTM)
REFLECT THE MOST UP-TO-DATE DEPARTMENTAL GUIDANCE.

3. POSTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT CA/VO/L/C WITH ANY
OTHER QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS CHANGE.

4. MINIMIZE CONSIDERED.
POWELL

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