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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
UNRESTRICTED
A/287
21 April 1947

Original: English

QUESTION OF PALESTINE

REQUEST FROM THE EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT FOR THE INCLUSION
OF AN ADDITIONAL ITEM IN THE AGENDA OF THE FIRST
SPECIAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Washington D. C.
21 April 1947
His Excellency Trygve Lie
Secretary-General United Nations

SIR I HAVE THE HONOUR TO ADVISE THAT ACCORDING TO INSTRUCTIONS RECEIVED FROM MY GOVERNMENT AND IN CONFORMITY OF ARTICLE 18 OF THE PROVISIONAL RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THE ROYAL EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT REQUESTS TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL ITEM ON THE AGENDA OF THE FORTHCOMING EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHICH IS TO DEAL WITH THE QUESTION OF PALESTINE ON THE 28TH OF APRIL 1947. THE ITEM READS AS FOLLOWS: THE TERMINATION OF THE MANDATE OVER PALESTINE AND THE DECLARATION OF ITS INDEPENDENCE. ACCEPT SIR THE ASSURANCES OF MY HIGHEST CONSIDERATION
MAHMOUD HASSAN
EGYPTIAN AMBASSADOR
APR 23 1947

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