NEW NAME FOR 1267 COMMITTEE

4 September 2003
SC/7865

NEW NAME FOR 1267 COMMITTEE

04/09/2003
Press ReleaseSC/7865

NEW NAME FOR 1267 COMMITTEE

On 2 September 2003, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999) agreed to revise its name in order to clarify the identity and mandate of the Committee.  Consequently, the formal name of the Committee will hereafter be:  “The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999) concerning Al-Qaida and the Taliban and Associated Individuals and Entities”.  The Committee further agreed that it could also be referred to in shortened form as:  “Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee”.

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