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Schedule of Events for Friday, 23 Friday

Ljubljana, 22 March - Below is a schedule of events for Friday, 23 Friday:

LJUBLJANA - A closed session of the parliamentary Intelligence and Security Services Oversight Commission is to be informed at 9 AM about the break-in into an apartment of a member of the Justice and Development Movement, a forum headed by President Janez Drnovsek. Thereupon the commission is to hold an emergency session on the government's decision to establish a special working group to assess the work of the Slovenian Security and Intelligence Agency (SOVA).

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU Affairs Committee is to come together for a closed session at 2 PM and is expected to discuss the informal meeting of heads of state and government scheduled for 24 and 25 March in Berlin.

ISCHGL, Austria - Interior Minister Dragutin Mate is to attend a symposium entitled Security and Sports. On the sidelines of the meeting, Mate and his host, Austrian counterpart Guenther Platter, are to discuss the possibilities of Slovenia assisting in security matters at the football Euro to be hosted by Austria and Switzerland in June 2008.

LJUBLJANA - The European Commission Director General for Communication Claus Soeresen and the Government Communication Office are to speak to the press upon signing of a cooperation agreement; at 10:15 AM. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - A delegation of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea is to visit Slovenia. The delegation, headed by the vice-chair of the parliamentary friendship group with Slovenia Yoon-Keun Woo, is to be received by Deputy Parliament Speaker Saso Pece (at 10 AM), the Slovenian parliamentary friendship group with the Republic of Korea (at 11 AM), and Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel (at 12:15 PM).

LJUBLJANA - The college of deputy group leaders is to meet at noon to set the agenda for the March session of parliament.

LJUBLJANA - Labour, the Family and Social Affairs Minister Marjeta Cotman is to present at a press conference proposed amendments to the employment and work of aliens act and the subsidised student meals act; at 10 AM.

MURSKA SOBOTA - A panel on the political situation of the Roma, organised by the Slovenian Roma Association, is to begin at 10 AM. Also addressing the participants will be Former President Milan Kucan and Stane Baluh, the head of the Office for Ethnic Communities.

LJUBLJANA - Mayors of Ljubljana and the Macedonian capital of Skopje Zoran Jankovic and in Trifun Kostovski are to sign a twin-city agreement, expectedly at 10:15 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - A National Council-sponsored presentation of opinions on private education in Slovenia is to begin at 10 AM.

PORTOROZ - The 16th Slovenian Advertising Festival (SOF) is to close with an award ceremony beginning at 8:30 PM.

PLANICA - The first of the three events that will wrap up the 2006/07 ski-jumping World Cup season is to begin at world's biggest flying hill at Planica at 3:30 PM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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