The Regional Committee,
Recognizing Dr Shigeru Omi's commitment to international health and the contribution he made as Regional Director for the Western Pacific for the past 10 years,
1. THANKS Dr Shigeru Omi for his dedicated leadership and invaluable contribution to health development in the Western Pacific Region;
2. REQUESTS him to continue to contribute to health development in the Region in his personal capacity;
3. DECIDES that, in view of his immense contribution, he be made Regional Director Emeritus.