Fw: Rapporteur meeting in Beijing

Paul E. Jones paulej at PACKETIZER.COM
Fri Mar 12 22:30:14 EST 2004


FYI

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "OKUBO Sakae" <okubo at MXZ.MESH.NE.JP>
To: "Kevin Boyle" <kboyle at NORTELNETWORKS.COM>; <tsg16q1 at ITU.INT>
Cc: <jianghong at catr.com.cn>; <shenyaqin at catr.com.cn>
Sent: Friday, March 12, 2004 9:34 PM
Subject: RE: Rapporteur meeting in Beijing


> Dear Mr. Boyle and all,
>
> At 14:45 -0500 04/03/01, Kevin Boyle wrote:
> >US Citizens traveling to China require a visa which will only be
> >issued for business purposes with a formal invitation from a Chinese
> >business contact.  Will the MII be issuing such invitations?  If so,
> >how do we go about getting one?
>
> This is a progress report on the "formal invitation" required for the
> visa. MII (Ministry of Information Industry) will issue the Visa
> Notification (equivalent to invitation letter) to each participant.
> The process will be as follows:
>
> 1/ Each possible participant provides necessary information by
> filling in the visa application form. I will distribute the form with
> the following items already filled in:
>
>   - Purpose of journey and place to visit in China
>   - Company or person to visit in China, name(s), address and phone no.
>
> At the moment I am awaiting these pieces of information from the meeting
host.
>
> Please note that even though we use the visa application form for
> conveying information necessary for the "invitation", you need actual
> visa application to the Chinese authority in your country.
>
> 2/ Each possible participant sends the filled in form together with
> his/her fax number information to myself by a certain date
> (tentatively the end of this month).
>
> 3/ I will send them collectively to the meeting host.
>
> 4/ MII telefaxes the visa notification to each possible participant.
>
> Please stay tuned on this mailing list for the step 1 above.
>
> -- 
> Best regards,
>
> OKUBO Sakae
> e-mail: sokubo at waseda.jp
> Visiting Professor
> Graduate School of Science and Engineering
> Waseda University
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> working any more. If they remain in your address book, could you
> please replace them with <sokubo at waseda.jp>?
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