[l2h] TUG 2002 conference status [Please distribute]

Kaveh Bazargan kaveh@focalimage.com
Wed, 26 Jun 2002 21:03:09 +0530

I wrote an email to you on the 8th of this month regarding the status of
our conference.

The political tension between India and Pakistan has stabilized
considerably. For example, Indian naval ships have withdrawn from the
vicinity of Pakistani waters, and India has nominated her high commissioner
to Pakistan.

Unfortunately the official advice to travellers from Western governments
still seems to be against travel, but we are confident this will change

I am writing this mail from Kerala, and I am very happy to confirm that
TUG2002 will go ahead as planned. We have already had several registrations
from Europe, US, Asia and Australia, and we are confident the list will

Please come along and join this great TUG event in one of the most
interesting countries on earth!

Kaveh Bazargan
on behalf of TUG2002 organizing committee