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China Telecom Corporation Limited
中 國電 信股份有限公司
(A joint stock limited company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 728)
NOTICE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the extraordinary general meeting of China Telecom Corporation Limited (the "Company") will be held at 10:00 a.m. on 28 November 2017 at 31 Jinrong Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, PRC for the purpose of considering and, if thought fit, passing the following resolution:
1. THAT the election of Mr. Liu Aili as a Director of the Company be and is hereby considered and approved, and shall take effect from the date of passing this resolution until the annual general meeting of the Company for the year 2019 to be held in year 2020; THAT any Director of the Company be and is hereby authorised to sign on behalf of the Company the Director's service contract with Mr. Liu Aili; and THAT the Board be and is hereby authorised to determine his remuneration.
By Order of the Board
China Telecom Corporation Limited Ke Ruiwen Wong Yuk Har
Joint Company Secretaries
Beijing, China, 13 October 2017
The H Share Register of Members of the Company will be closed, for the purpose of determining shareholders' entitlement to attend the extraordinary general meeting, from 28 October 2017 to 28 November 2017 (both days inclusive), during which period no transfer of H Shares will be registered. In order to attend the extraordinary general meeting, all share transfers, accompanied by the relevant share certificates, must be lodged for registration with Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited at Shops 1712-1716, 17th Floor, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong, not later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, 27 October 2017. Holders of H Shares who are registered with Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited on 28 November 2017 are entitled to attend the extraordinary general meeting.
Each shareholder entitled to attend and vote at the extraordinary general meeting may appoint one or more proxies to attend and vote on his behalf at the extraordinary general meeting. A proxy need not be a shareholder. Each shareholder who wishes to appoint one or more proxies should read through the circular dated 13 October 2017.
To be valid, the form of proxy together with the power of attorney or other authorisation document (if any) signed by the authorised person or notarially certified power of attorney must be delivered to the General Affairs Office of the Company (for holders of domestic shares) and to the Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited (for holders of H Shares) not less than 24 hours before the designated time for the holding of the extraordinary general meeting. The General Affairs Office of the Company is located at 31 Jinrong Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100033, PRC (Telephone: (8610) 5850 1508). Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited is located at 17M Floor, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Completion and return of a form of proxy will not preclude a shareholder from attending in person and voting at the extraordinary general meeting if he so wishes.
Shareholders intending to attend the extraordinary general meeting shall return the attendance slip via hand delivery, mail or fax to the General Affairs Office of the Company (for holders of domestic shares) and to the Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited (for holders of H Shares) on or before 7 November 2017.
Shareholders attending the extraordinary general meeting in person or by proxy shall present their proof of identity. If the attending shareholder is a corporation, its legal representative or person authorised by the board of directors or other decision making authority shall present a copy of the relevant resolution of the board of directors or other decision making authority in order to attend the extraordinary general meeting.
The resolution proposed at the extraordinary general meeting will be voted by poll.
The extraordinary general meeting is expected to last for half a day and shareholders (in person or by proxy) attending the extraordinary general meeting shall be responsible for their own transport and accommodation expenses.
The English translation of this Notice is for reference only, and in case of any inconsistency, the Chinese version shall prevail.
As at the date of this announcement, the Board of Directors of the Company consists of Mr. Yang Jie (as the chairman and chief executive officer), Mr. Ke Ruiwen, Mr. Sun Kangmin, Mr. Gao Tongqing and Mr. Chen Zhongyue (all as the executive vice presidents); Mr. Chen Shengguang (as the non-executive director); Mr. Tse Hau Yin, Aloysius, Madam Cha May Lung, Laura, Mr. Xu Erming and Madam Wang Hsuehming (all as the independent non-executive directors).
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