On 6 September 2019, the APTLD Board held its in-person
meeting and considered a range of matters. A summary of the Meeting is published
in this Communiqué.
The Board noted that the Meeting was a success and expressed its
gratitude to MYNIC Berhad for hosting APTLD76.
in Preparations for APTLD77
The Board noted with satisfaction that preparations for APTLD77 have
gained momentum and suggested GM and Secretariat ensure they remain on a right
of the APTLD78 Venue and the Connectivity Contractor
The Board considered competitive proposals
collected by APTLD staff and approved the Caesar Park in Taipei, Taiwan as
the APTLD78 venue and selected a local ISP to secure the required bandwidth for
the Meeting, and suggested GM enter in respective contracts with the vendors on
behalf of APTLD.
of the Draft RFP for the APTLD Website Revamp
The Board considered the document and agreed
in principle that APTLD website is in need for upgrade and that a future vendor
should be selected based on an RFP sent out across the Membership in a view of
ensuring a mutually beneficial contractual arrangement.
The Board also suggested GM update the RFP with
account of a number of comments suggested by Board members.
of GM’s Memorandum on Targeted Technical Assistance Projects in 2020
The Board considered Members’ initiatives and
suggestions in regard to the conduct of targeted technical assistance projects
and noted with satisfaction their keen interest and eagerness to participate in
The Board emphasized the imperative of
promoting the relevance of such initiatives and suggested GM engage with the
interested parties to update the proposals to enhance their quality, reflect
their benefits for individual members and relevance to the APTLD.
The State and Execution of the
2019 APTLD Budget
The Board received
GM’s update on the matter and noted with satisfaction that that the budget is
in line with the original projections.
The Board also
considered a number of other administrative and corporate governance matters.