FORM 6-K
 
 
 
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
 
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
Report of Foreign Issuer
 
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
 
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
For the month of March 2017
 
Commission File Number: 001-11960
 
AstraZeneca PLC
 
 
 
1 Francis Crick Avenue
 
Cambridge Biomedical Campus
 
Cambridge CB2 0AA
 
 United Kingdom
 
 
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
 
Form 20-F X            Form 40-F  __
 
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16 March 2017 11:00 GMT
 
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
 
AstraZeneca PLC (the Company) announced today the publication of its Notice of Annual General Meeting 2017 and Shareholders' Circular, together with a covering letter from the Chairman.
 
Copies of the documents have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm. The documents are also available on the Company's website at www.astrazeneca.com/agm.
 
The Company's Annual Report and Form 20-F Information 2016 was published on 7 March 2017.
 
The above documents are being despatched to shareholders today.
 
The meeting place for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be the Park Plaza London Riverbank Hotel, 18 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TJ and the AGM will commence at 2.30 pm (BST) on 27 April 2017.
 
 
A C N Kemp
Company Secretary
 
 
 
About AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three main therapy areas - Oncology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of Autoimmunity, Neuroscience and Infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information, please visit www.astrazeneca.com and follow us on Twitter @AstraZeneca.
 
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US
 
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Investor Relations
 
 
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Craig Marks
 
Finance, Fixed Income, M&A
 
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Henry Wheeler
 
Oncology
 
+44 203 749 5797
 
Mitchell Chan
 
Oncology
 
+1 240 477 3771
 
Lindsey Trickett
 
Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
 
+1 240 543 7970
 
Nick Stone
 
Respiratory
 
+44 203 749 5716
 
Christer Gruvris
Autoimmunity, Neuroscience & Infection
+44 203 749 5711
 
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SIGNATURES
 
 
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
AstraZeneca PLC
 
Date: 16 March 2017
 
By:  /s/ Adrian Kemp
 
 
Name: Adrian Kemp
 
 
Title: Company Secretary