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Friday 07 July, 2000

Govett Em.Mark.Inv.

Result of EGM

Govett Emerging Markets Inv Tst PLC
7 July 2000

Results of Extraordinary General Meetings
Govett Emerging Markets Investment Trust PLC

The Board of Govett Emerging Markets Investment Trust PLC
(the 'Company')announces that at the first Extraordinary
General Meeting of the Company held today the resolution
approving the recommended proposal of the Directors of
the Company was passed.  At the second, requisitioned
Extraordinary General Meeting the resolution put forward
by requisitionists was not passed.

The Directors therefore intend at the Annual General
Meeting of the Company to be held this year to put
forward a proposal to amend the Articles with regard to
bringing forward the continuation vote of the Company to
July 2001.

The Chairman, Lord Stewartby, said 'The Board is grateful
to shareholders for supporting its recommended proposal
and will now be working on its implementation'.

Votes cast at the meetings were as follows:

First EGM

For the resolution 57.7% of votes cast
Against the resolution  42.3%

Second, requisitioned EGM

For the resolution 39.3% of votes cast
Against the resolution  60.7%

Enquiries:

AIB Govett Asset Management Limited       020 7378 7979
John Murray


                         

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