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1. The Seventy-Third Session of the Council was held in Rome on 1 December 1977, under the Chairmanship of Bukar Shaib.

Adoption of the Agenda1

2. The Agenda of the Session as adopted is set out in Appendix A to this Report.

Election of Vice–Chairmen2

3. The Council elected B. de A. Brito (Brazil) and M.A. Papageorgiou (Greece) as First Vice—Chairman and Second Vice—Chairman respectively.

Tribute to Roy J. Jackson2

4. The Council paid tribute to Roy I. Jackson, Deputy Director—General of FAO since 1972, who would be retiring from active service with the Organization on 31 December 1977 3.

1 CL 73/1, CL 73/PV/1.

2 CL 73/PV/1.

3 See para. 10 below.