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Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 12 April

Ljubljana, 11 April - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 12 April:

LJUBLJANA - The two-day Capital 2006 financial days meeting is to get underway at 8:45 AM, featuring panels focusing on the adoption of the euro and saving in mutual funds. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - The executive boards of the coalition New Slovenia (NSi) and Pensioners' Party (DeSUS) are to hold separate meetings to debate participation in Prime Minister Janez Jansa's pact for development. DeSUS officials are scheduled to speak to the press after their session, expectedly at 11:30 AM, while NSi officials are due to address the press at 7 PM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Ljubljana Archbishop Alojz Uran is to deliver his Easter message at a press conference scheduled for 3 PM. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary commission for the Constitution is to meet to debate guidelines for constitutional changes related to lawmaker immunity, the establishment of provinces and justice. The session gets underway at 2 PM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary transport committee is to discuss the draft transport policy resolution at a session that is to get underway at 2 PM.

LJUBLJANA - A delegation of the Macedonian Environment Ministry, headed by State Secretary Lindita Sakiri Atanasova, is to begin a multi-day visit to Slovenia. A press conference is scheduled for 11 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Justice Minister Lovro Sturm is to be taking part in a panel organised by the Ljubljana Faculty of Law on crime in Slovenia. The meeting gets underway at 9 AM.

LJUBLJANA - The non-parliamentary Liberal Party is to hold a press conference at 11 AM to outline the contents of a letter it has addressed to chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Carla Del Ponte, about the culpability of the former Yugoslav president - now Slovenian president - Janez Drnovsek for war crimes in the former Yugoslavia.

LJUBLJANA - Slovenia's largest gaming chain Hit is to open at 4 PM a drive-in casino near the Vrtojba border crossing with Italy. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The head of the council of the Lipica Stud Farm, Miha Brejc, and other officials of the stud farm are to speak to the press at 11 AM about topical developments at the home of the Lipizzaner horses.

LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Writers' Association is to host a panel on bilingualism, entitled "Bilingualism in Austria's Carinthia - Merely an Austrian Problem or that of Slovenia and Europe?".

BOGOTA, Columbia - The Slovensko mladinsko gledalisce theatre and Columbia's Teatro Petra are to put on the premiere of Fabio Rubiano's play "Whale Stomach" at the IboAmerican Theatre Festival. The performance is to be repeated on Thursday.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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