The Regional Committee,
Taking into account resolution WPR/RC4.14 on the travel study tour, **
Reiterating the importance of and benefits to be derived from group conferences and lectures and/or study tours in the countries included in the Western Pacific Region;
Believing that these measures will foster cordial relations and understanding among Member States within the Region which will promote closer co-operative efforts,
REQUESTS the Regional Director insofar as possible to allocate the necessary funds in 1956 to start implementing resolution WPR/RC4.R14 and to plan in consultation with Member governments the practical and effective manner of its implementation. *
* The first public health conference and study tour to Japan and China (Taiwan) was held in September 1957.
** See WPR/RC4/14