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extraordinary general meeting

a meeting of the members of a company that is specially arranged. Such meetings can be convened by the directors whenever they think it proper and in certain circumstances, and subject to the legislation, by the members themselves. Only special business can be conducted at such meetings.
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"Prior to the calling of their EGM an invitation from the GPA to attend a meeting on May 13 had been accepted," he said.
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The stated objects of the Document and the resolutions are identical with those proposed at the recent EGM of the Company held on 26 July 2019 at which none of the resolutions were passed.
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For more detailed information regarding the shareholder resolution adopted at the company's EGM, please review the Notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders (and the accompanying proxy statement) at http://ir.chinadtv.cn.
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