CORPUS CHRISTI TO HOST MEETING

CORPUS CHRISTI TO HOST MEETING

The Port of Corpus Christi will host the annual board of directors meeting for the Panama Canal Commission this year.

The canal commission's secretary, John Mills, will present plans at the February meeting to hold the board of directors meeting at the Texas seaport.Mr. Mills said hosting the October meeting will allow the port and canal officials to discuss the Dec. 31, 1999, return of the Panama Canal to Panamanian authorities.

''As the transfer draws closer, we welcome the opportunity to meet with canal customers and other interested parties of the canal to discuss the status of our transition efforts and the future of the Panama Canal,'' he said.