Schedule of Events for Monday, 24 April

Ljubljana, 23 April - Below is a schedule of events for Monday, 24 April:

LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Steel Group is to present the 2005 audited business results for the group as a whole and two of its companies, Acroni and Metal Ravne, at a news conference scheduled for 10 AM. (STA/PHOTO)

JAKARTA, Indonesia - FM Dimitrij Rupel is to pay an official visit to Indonesia to boost bilateral relations and cooperation. During a first ever visit by a Slovenian FM to this country, Rupel is to meet his counterpart Hassan Wirayuda. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Janez Drobnic is to outline the purpose and schedule of the year of mobility in Slovenia and present results of a survey on mobility of Slovenian workers; at 10 AM.

LJUBLJANA - A panel on the role of ethnic Slovenians from the province of Carinthia in Slovenian-Austrian relations is to draw the curtain on the third Carinthian Days of Culture in Slovenia; at 4 PM. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - The parliament is to resume its April session at 10 AM with a debate on changes to the general practitioners act. The changes, to be passed in shortened procedure, are designed to regulate the payment of overtime and a workload bonus.

LJUBLJANA - A Slovenian-French twining project designed to set up an educational centre for the judiciary is to be launched and then presented at a news conference at noon by Justice Minister Lovro Sturm and French Ambassador to Slovenia Dominique Gazuy.

LJUBLJANA - The leader of the opposition Social Democrats (SD) Borut Pahor is to speak to the press at noon about a proposal to convene a Partnership Council as set down in the Development Partnership deal signed by all coalition and two opposition parties.

LJUBLJANA - The social partners are to resume talks on a 2006-2009 social agreement, this time discussing a chapter on employment and labour market. A statement to the press expectedly at 3:45, after the talks, which are to be attended also by the labour minister.

VIENNA, Austria - Slovenian Transport Ministry State Secretary Peter Verlic is to meet his Austrian and Czech counterparts to discuss railway infrastructure priorities and the Slovenian cargo port of Koper.

IDRIJA - The Kolektor Group, a manufacturer of commutators, is to hold a news conference at 10 AM to present its first-quarter output and business results as well as details about the recent takeover of Liv Postojna.

LJUBLJANA - The Slovensko mladinsko gledalisce theatre house is to hold a news conference at 1 PM to present its recent guest appearance at the Iberoamerican Theatre Festival in Bogota, Columbia.

LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian PEN is to meet for an assembly at 7 PM at the Association of Slovenian Writers.

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