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104 STAT. 5372 PROCLAMATION 6175—SEPT. 6, 1990 Subject to applicable laws, nationals and companies of the United States and of Czechoslovakia shall be pennitted to act as agents for United States, Czechoslovak, and third country providers of tourism and travel-related services in the territory of either Party. Nothing in this letter or in the Agreement on Trade Relations shall be construed to mean that tourism and travel-related services shall not receive the benefits from that Agreement as fully as all other industries and sectors. The Parties agree to give consideration to the negotiation of a separate agreement on tourism and travel-related services. I have the honor to propose that this understanding be treated as an integral part of the Agreement on Trade Relations. I would be grateful if you would confirm that this understanding is shared by your Government. Sincerely, Wylie H. Whisonant, Jr. Deputy Under Secretary Dr. Andrej Barcak Minister of Foreign Trade Washington, 12 April 1990 Dear Mr. Whisonant: I have the honor to confirm receipt of your letter which reads as follows: Dear Mr. Minister: I have the honor to confirm the following understanding reached between the delegations of Czechoslovak Federative Republic and the United States of America in the course of negotiating the Agreement on Trade Relations, signed this day. The Parties recognize the need to encourage and promote the growth of toiuism and travel-related investment and trade between the United States of America and Czechoslovakia. The Parties recognize the benefits to both economies of increased tourism and travel-related investment in and trade between their two territories. Each Party shall seek permission of the other Party prior to the establishment of official, governmental tourism promotion offices in the other's territory. Permission to open official tourism promotion offices or field offices, shall be as agreed upon by the Parties, and subject to the applicable laws, regulations and policies of the host country. Official tourism offices opened by either Party shall be operated on a noncommercial basis. Official tourism promotion offices and the personnel assigned to them shall not function as agents or principals in commercial transactions, enter into contractual agreements on behalf of commercial organizations or engage in other commercial activities. Such of- fices shall not sell services to the public or otherwise compete with pri-