BEIJING, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that it held its 2011 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("2011 AGM") on May 25, 2011. Each of the proposals submitted for shareholder approval at the 2011 AGM has been approved. Specifically, the shareholders have passed resolutions approving:
1. The re-election of Carol Yu and Liankui Hu as class C directors of the Company; and
2. The approval and ratification of (i) re-appointment of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd. as the Company's independent auditor for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011; and (ii) authorization to the board of directors and its audit committee to determine the remuneration of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd.
About China Distance Education Holdings Limited
China Distance Education Holdings Limited is a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education. The courses offered by the Company through its websites are designed to help professionals and other course participants obtain and maintain the skills, licenses and certifications necessary to pursue careers in China in the areas of accounting, law, healthcare, construction engineering, and other industries. The Company also offers online test preparation courses to self-taught learners pursuing higher education diplomas or degrees and to secondary school and college students preparing for various academic and entrance exams. In addition, the Company offers online foreign language courses, offline GaoKao retake courses and offline business start-up training courses.
China Distance Education Holdings Limited
Lingling Kong, IR Manager
Tel: +86-10-8231-9999 ext1805
Investor Relations (HK):
Mahmoud Siddig, Managing Director
Tel: +852 3196-3712
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