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2 May 1947
LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY DATED 2 MAY 1947
REFERRING AN ITEM FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF THE FIRST COMMITTEE
2 May 1947
Dear Mr. Pearson:
The General Assembly at its 70th plenary meeting adopted the following Resolution:
1. THE GENERAL COMMITTEE having considered at its 28th meeting the item on the Provisional Agenda (document
) entitled 'constituting and Instructing a Special Committee to Prepare for the Consideration of the Question of Palestine at the Second Regular Session' submitted by the Government of the United Kingdom,
RECOMMENDS that the item be placed on the Agenda of the General Assembly and referred for consideration to the First committee."
You are hereby informed, therefore, that the First committee, of which you are the Chairman, is seized of the above question, and I request that you arrange for an early meeting of the Committee for the purpose of completing the election of its officers, and the beginning of its work.
President of the General Assembly
Mr. L.B. Pearson,
Chairman of the First Committee