By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statutes, including the Yugoslav Emergency Relief Assistance act of 1950, approved December 29, 1950 (Public Law 897, 81st Congress) and the act of August 8, 1950 (Public Law 673, 81st Congress), and as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:
1. The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to perform the functions and exercise the powers and authority vested in the President by the Yugoslav Emergency Relief Assistance Act of 1950.
2. Of the funds heretofore appropriated to carry out the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948 (62 Stat. 137), as amended, $37,800,000 are withdrawn from the Economic Cooperation Administration and are transferred to the Department of Agriculture to be administered under the said Yugoslav Emergency Relief Assistance Act of 1950 as directed by the Secretary of State.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
January 25, 1951