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Schedule of Events for Tuesday, 19 September

Ljubljana, 18 September - Below is a schedule of events for Tuesday, 19 September:

NEW YORK, US - FM Dimitrij Rupel is expected to attend a breakfast of EU foreign ministers and the beginning of the plenary session of the 61st UN General Assembly meeting.

LJUBLJANA - President Janez Drnovsek is to receive at 11.30 AM the Greek Ambassador to Slovenia John N. Boucaouris. At 1 PM Drnovsek is also to receive the credentials of the new German ambassador to Slovenia Hans Joachim Goetze. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The Environment and Spatial Planning Ministry is to present to the press at 9 AM its activities during the European Mobility Week.

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary inquiry commission investigating the allegedly dubious share transactions by the state-owned KAD and SOD funds is to begin a session at 2 PM at which it is to question as witnesses the former Securities Market Agency (ATVP) director Jovan Kokovec, former SOD management members Kaja Spiler and Anton Koncnik and former KAD supervisor Alfred Killer.

LJUBLJANA - Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) president Jozko Cuk is to present to members of GZS's Trade Association at 1 PM the changes to the proposal on the chamber's reorganisation.

VIDEM-DOBREPOLJE/RIBNICA - As part of the cabinet's Wednesday visit to the central Osrednjeslovensko region, Prime Minister Janez Jansa is to visit with Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak three companies. Accompanying the pair to one of the companies will also be Agriculture Minister Marija Lukacic. Other cabinet ministers will also be touring the region. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The government student affairs council, presided by Education Minister Milan Zver, is to meet at 11.30 to discuss, among other things, the resolution on the national 2006-2010 higher education programme. A news conference is scheduled for 13.30 PM.

LJUBLJANA - A business conference entitled "Banking 2015" is to begin at 9 AM. The event, organised by IBM Slovenia, will also include a panel (begins at 12.30 PM) on the challenges of Slovenian banking after the introduction of the euro. A news conference is scheduled for 2 PM.

PORTOROZ - An international conference entitled "Nuclear Energy for New Europe 2006" is to get underway at 9 AM. The three-day event is organised by the association of Slovenian nuclear energy experts.

LJUBLJANA - The Labour Ministry and the Employment office are to host a public debate on social inclusion, the employment of disabled persons and other persons difficult to employ and the challenges of the labour market. Also present at the debate, which is to begin at 5 AM, will be Labour Minister Janez Drobnic.

PORTOROZ - Slovenian Open, the only WTA tournament in the country, is to continue.

IZOLA - The Exponautic company is expected to outline at 11 AM the Izola Boat Show 2006, Slovenia's largest nautical event.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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