"To whom it may concern,
Mr Mohammed Hijazi has been mining and dealing diamonds in Sierra Leone for over 15 years. During this period he has been found to be honest and trustworthy. The RUF has therefore appointed him as their agent to negotiate with any person or company within or outside Sierra Leone for the prospecting, mining, buying and selling of diamonds. Anyone dealing or contracting with the said Mr Mohammed Hijazi will have to comply with the mining laws and all other laws in force in Sierra Leone. This letter of introduction will expire on the fifth day of January 2000. We wish him well", and then the signature.