Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 29 March
Ljubljana, 28 March - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 29 March:
LJUBLJANA - Insurer Zavarovalnica Triglav is to present its 2005 business results at a news conference at 11:30 AM. The public is eagerly awaiting to see if the company succeeded in increasing its profitability, one of the main goals the new CEO Andrej Kocic stressed as he took over in June. Triglav upped net profit by 121% to EUR 11.47m in 2004. (STA/PHOTO)
CATEZ OB SAVI/SEVNICA/KRSKO - The government cabinet is to visit the Posavje region (centre-east) as part of its tour of statistical regions. The energy potentials of Posavje, logistics projects and tourism are to top the agenda of the visit, with a press conference by PM Janez Jansa and Economics Minister Andrej Vizjak due at 3 PM. (STA)
LJUBLJANA - Chairman of the NATO military committee, General Raymond Henault is to begin a two-day visit to Slovenia, coinciding with the country's 2nd anniversary of NATO membership. Henault and his host, chief-of-staff of the Slovenian Armed Forces, Major General Ladislav Lipic, are to speak to the press at 4:45 PM. (STA/PHOTO)
LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly is set do hold a general debate on the government-sponsored changes to the media act and decide if they are fit for further parliamentary procedure. The session starts at 9 AM. (STA)
LJUBLJANA - The chairman of the bank LB Borut Ozura is to respond at 10 AM to the Croatian central bank's stance on the foreign currency deposits at LB's branch office in Zagreb. The central bank said the defunct LB should settle its debts to Croatian foreign-currency account holders before the bank NLB or its owners enter the Croatian market.
BRUSSELS, Belgium - The coordinating body of Slovenian minorities, SLOMAK, is to hold an all-Slovenian meeting in Brussels as it concludes a two-day visit to the European Parliament there, to be followed by a news conference at 6:30 PM. (STA)
LJUBLJANA - The supervisors of flag carrier Adria Airways are to discuss the applications for a new CEO after Iztok Malacic resigned in early March over a botched plane lease. Head supervisor Branko Grosl said a new CEO should be appointed within 30 days, but if none of the candidates proves suitable, the call for applications will be repeated.
LJUBLJANA - The assembly of the Employers' Association of Slovenia is to discuss the course of talks on a new social agreement until 2009 and elect a new president; starts at 2 PM.
BLED - Some 70 writers from around the globe are to flock to Bled on the eve of the 38th international PEN meeting, which officially begins on Thursday with a round table entitled "Globalisation of the World - Marginalisation of Literature". The event closes on 2 April.
BAD ISCHL, Austria - EU ministers responsible for youth are to hold an informal session to discuss the employment of young people. Slovenia will be represented by State Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Sports Alenka Sverc.
PORTOROZ - Challenges faced by advertisers in a world plagued by information overload are to be in the focus of the 15th Slovenian Advertising Festival (SOF), a three-day event which begins at 8:30 PM. A press conference is scheduled for Thursday.
LJUBLJANA/MARIBOR/MURSKA SOBOTA - The fourth total eclipse of the Sun in this century will be partly seen also in Slovenia, so Slovenian astronomers' societies will organise eclipse watching in several towns around the country.
LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)
LJUBLJANA - The STA is to release a feature about Slovenia's first two years in NATO at 6 AM. (STA)
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