Amsterdam (1 July 2016) - VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), the international communications and technology company that is committed to bringing the digital world to each and every customer across 14 markets, today announces that its Supervisory Board has set the date for the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Shareholders Meeting”) for 5 August 2016. The record date for the Shareholders Meeting has been set for 1 July 2016.

The agenda for the Shareholders Meeting is as follows:

  1. Shareholders to receive audited financial statements for the financial year that ended on 31 December 2015;
  2. Proposal of individual directors for election to the Supervisory Board; and
  3. Re-appointment of PwC as the Company’s external auditor.

Further details on the agenda, the slate of nominees to the Supervisory Board and procedural matters related to the Shareholders Meeting will be made available through an official notice to be distributed by VimpelCom to its shareholders prior to the Shareholders Meeting. 

About VEON

VEON is a NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam-listed global provider of connectivity and internet services, with the ambition to lead the personal internet revolution for over 235 million customers it currently serves, and many others in the years to come.

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