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Mr. Álvaro Nadal Belda
Minister of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda
18 July 2017

RE: ICANN63 High Level Governmental Meeting

Your Excellency, dear Mr. Nadal Belda,

It is with sincere joy that I hereby acknowledge receipt of your letter dated 6 June 2017, while at the same time expressing my gratitude, also on behalf of the GAC, for your generous offer to host the next High-Level Governmental Meeting in conjunction with the ICANN 63 Meeting in Barcelona in 2018.

I look forward to working closely with Spain’s GAC Representation in preparing for this event and to meeting you and your staff in person as we get closer to the meeting in Barcelona.

Yours sincerely,

Thomas Schneider

Chair, Governmental Advisory Committee