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APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (19 November 2015)
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APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (19 November 2015)

On 19 November 2015, the APTLD Board had its regular
teleconference and considered a range of matters, the most important
of which are published in this Communiqué.

Preparations for the Members
Meeting and GA in Auckland, 18-19 February 2016

The Board discussed preparations
for the 69
th Members Meeting in Auckland, New Zealand, 18-19
February 2016 and recommended a draft schedule of the Meeting with description
of individual sessions be finalized and made available to the members by the
end of the month.

The state of the APTLD 2015
Budget and the draft 2016 budget

The Board considered
the GM’s update on the matter and noted that the 2015 budget has been executed
in line with initial projections and with a healthy surplus; the Board also
took a notice of the draft 2016 budget and instructed GM pay a special
attention to the need for ensuring a robust fiscal policy in 2016 with a due
account for the planned APTLD website revamp and other initiatives that would
require allocation of APTLD funds.

Consideration of the Membership Application
by .NP

The Board considered
an application for ordinary membership in APTLD submitted by Merchantile
Communications PVT, Ltd. – the administrator of the .np ccTLD for Nepal and
unanimously voted for its approval.

Status of the Ongoing Tender
Processes

The Board took a notice
of the GM’s update on the status of the ongoing tender process at APTLD and
recommended GM and Secretariat ensure observance of the respective timelines.