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Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 28 February

Ljubljana, 27 February - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 28 February:

SKOPJE, Macedonia - Prime Minister Janez Jansa is to wrap up his official visit to Macedonia following talks with President Branko Crvenkovski (10:35 AM) and Speaker of Parliament Ljubisa Georgievski (10 AM), and a meeting with representatives of the Slovenian community there (9 AM). Jansa's entourage includes Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak, who is due to meet his counterpart Vera Rafajlovska (9:40 AM), while he is also expected to be received by Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Stavreski (10:30 AM). (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Privileges and Credentials Commission is to meet at 9 AM to take its position on the nominee for the governor of the central bank, Andrej Rant. (STA/PHOTO)

NOVO MESTO - The Roma Association is to host a meeting that will bring together representatives of the government, municipalities, local communities and Roma to discuss the issue of Roma settlements; at 9 AM.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Slovenian deputies are due to take part in an interparliamentary meeting themed "Eurozone - converging or drifting apart?". The meeting brings together members of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament and the corresponding committees of national parliaments.

PARIS, France - Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk is to meet Angel Gurria, the secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

SKOPJE, Macedonia - A joint delegation of the parliamentary Defence Committee and delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly is to wrap up a visit of Macedonia.

LJUBLJANA - Retailer group Mercator is to present 2006 operating results and plans for 2007 at a press conference scheduled for 11 AM (STA/PHOTO).

LJUBLJANA - The National Statistics Office is to release the latest data on inflation and factory gate prices at a press conference scheduled for 10:30 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The assembly of the Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia is to convene at 10 AM to appoint a new director general. Samo Fakin is the nominee for a four-year term in office.

LJUBLJANA - The trade union of employees in catering and tourism is to present at 11 AM the results of a study on working and social conditions of people employed in these industries in Austria and Slovenia.

LJUBLJANA - The council of Klinicni center, Slovenia's biggest hospital, is to look into the 2006 report of the hospital at 1 PM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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