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Schedule of Events for Tuesday, 22 May

Ljubljana, 21 May - Below is a schedule of events for Tuesday, 22 May:

VELENJE - PM Janez Jansa, along with several ministers, is to visit home-appliance group Gorenje (3:45 PM), and inaugurate the entrepreneurship education centre (3 PM) on the eve of the cabinet's working visit to the Savinjsko-saleska region. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission for Intelligence and Security Service Oversight is to meet at 1 PM to discuss a bill on parliamentary oversight of intelligence services proposed by the group of unaffiliated MPs.

LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to make a statement at 10 AM, while the Foreign Ministry is to give a tour of its premises at 10:30 AM and 3 PM to celebrate Slovenian Diplomacy Day. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to meet the political director at the Norwegian Foreign Ministry Kai Aide; at 9:30 AM.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Minister of Higher education, Science and Technology Jure Zupan is to take part in the Space Council, a joint meeting of Competitiveness ministers and ESA-representatives from member states.

MAINZ, Germany - Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc is taking part in an informal meeting of EU agriculture ministers, which comes to a close.

LJUBLJANA - Health Minister Andrej Brucan is to host his Hungarian counterpart Agnes Horvath for a working visit.

LJUBLJANA - The National Council is to stage a panel at 10 AM to discuss how to make the country safe for children. Ombudsman Zdenka Cebasek Travnik is expected to attend.

LJUBLJANA - An international conference sponsored by the International Centre for Promotion of Enterprises is to discuss loans for small and medium-sized companies. The event, featuring Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk and Development Minister Ziga Turk, opens at 9:45 AM.

LJUBLJANA - National railways company Slovenske zeleznice is to present its operations for the first quarter at a press conference scheduled for 11 AM. (STA/PHOTO)

MARIBOR - A ceremony is to be held at 2:30 PM as the Slovenian Motorway Company (DARS) signs contracts for two motorways sections in northeastern Slovenia.

LJUBLJANA - The left-leaning Forum 21 group is to stage a panel entitled "Freedom vs. Safety" at 5 PM.

LJUBLJANA - The 15th annual fair of foreign children's books "Bologna after Bologna" is to open at Konzorcij, Ljubljana's biggest book store, at 11 AM.

LJUBLJANA - World Biodiversity Day is to be marked in Slovenia.

CELJE - Maribor is to play Koper in the final of the national football cup competition; at 8:45 PM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

In case of further queries please contact duty editor at +386 1 241 0109:

8:30 AM to 3:30 PM: Ela Petrovcic
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