The Regional Committee,
Having reviewed the functioning of the country programme planning procedures under the Expanded programme of Technical Assistance in the Western Pacific Region;
Being of the opinion that the establishment of agency sub-totals within the country target-planning figures has proved of' material assistance to governments in developing the international health programmes included in their programme requests;
Considering that the present planning procedures have up to the present time proved adequate,
- CONSIDERS that the present country programme planning procedure should be continued for a further trial period and that mean while no material change should be introduced;
- REQUESTS the Regional Director to convey these views of the Regional Committee to the Director-General for transmission to the Technical Assistance Board.