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ITU Regional Seminar on Costs and Tariffs for Asia and Pacific and Meeting of the SG3RG-AO Group Tokyo, Japan, 8-10 April 2013

Event Description
The Regional Seminar on Costs and Tariffs for Member Countries of the Regional Group for Asia and Pacific has been organised in close cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan (MIC). The meeting of the Study Group 3 Regional Group for Asia and Oceania (SG3RG-AO) has followed the seminar from the afternoon of 9 to 10 April 2013. Fifty seven delegates from 13 countries participated.

Mr Byoung Nam Lee, Chairman SG3RG-AO welcomed the delegates to participate to these very important events. Mr Seiichi Tsugawa, Chairman Study Group 3 focused on the importance of the results from WCIT and the ITRs for the region and for the works of this Regional Group. The Representative of the International Telecommunication Union Mr Wisit Atipayakoon expressed the importance to share points of view on the economic and financial issues. Finally, Mr Soichiro Seki, Director General for International Affairs from MIC Japan, addressed his welcome speech to all the participants from the region and officially opened the seminar by highlighting the regional collaboration and the importance to adapt the international accounting rate system to the new converged environment that is changing constantly.  The seminar was chaired by Mr Seiichi Tsugawa, Chairman Study Group 3 from KDDI, Japan.  The complete results from the Seminar are available in the Final Report.

Seminar Details

Date Seminar: 8 to 9 (morning) April 2013
Date Meeting SG3RG-AO: 9 (afternoon) to 10 April
Time: 9:00-17:00
Location: Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
Address: 2-2-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Sinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8330, Japan
Tel: +81 3 3344 0111
Fax: +81 3 3345 8269
Local Contact Person:
Mr Toshiyuki INAMI,
Phone: +81 3 5253 577
Email: sg3-local[at]