Alternate Title: EO 13550: Establishment of Pakistan and Afghanistan Support Office
"The purpose of the PASO [Pakistan and Afghanistan Support Office] shall be to perform the specific project of supporting executive departments and agencies in strengthening the governments in Afghanistan and Pakistan, enhancing the capacity of those governments to resist extremists, and maintaining an effective U.S. diplomatic presence in both countries. […] The PASO shall be headed by a Director appointed by the Secretary. The PASO shall be based in Washington, D.C., Pakistan, and Afghanistan. The Secretary shall transfer from the ASO [Afghanistan Support Office] to the PASO the personnel, assets, liabilities, and records of the ASO."
Executive Order 13550; E.O. 13550
Government Printing Office: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
Federal Register (August 23, 2010), v.75 no.162, p.51615-51616