Ministerial Overseas Travel 14-05-2019 to 20-05-2019 – Release of Cabinet Material

Published: 05 Sep 2019

Category: Cabinet material

This publication provides Cabinet documents regarding the proposal, and the report for Hon Ron Mark on his travel, from 14 to 20 May 2019, to Italy to attend the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Cassino Commemorations and hold bilateral meetings.

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The pack comprises:

  • the Cabinet paper Proposed Overseas Travel: Hon Ron Mark: Italy – 14-20 May 2019 [CAB-19-SUB-0096]

  • the associated Cabinet minute [CAB-19-MIN-0096]

  • the Cabinet paper Report on Overseas Travel: Hon Ron Mark; Italy 14-18 May [CAB-19-SUB-0346]

  • the associated Cabinet minute [CAB-19-MIN-0346].

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