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Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 23 May

Ljubljana, 22 May - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 23 May:

VELENJE - The cabinet is to visit the Savinjsko-saleska region. A press conference at 4 PM is to feature PM Janez Jansa, among others. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Credentials and Privileges Commission is to convene a session at 9 AM to take a decision on the composition of the commission inquiring into arms deals at the request of the coalition.

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Commission on Slovenians Abroad is to meet at 9 AM to debate whether the Slovenian minority in neighbouring countries should have its deputy in parliament.

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Budget Oversight Commission is to convene a session at 3 PM to discuss possible misuse of public funds in the construction of the Children's Hospital in Ljubljana.

BLED - British Minister of State for Europe Geoff Hoon is to meet at 11 AM European State Secretary Janez Lenarcic.

LJUBLJANA - Amnesty International Slovenia is to present at 11 AM its annual report on human rights violation around the world in 2006. (STA/PHOTO)

PRISTINA, Serbia - A delegation of the parliamentary Defence Committee is visiting Slovenian troops stationed as part of the international peacekeeping force in Kosovo.

ZAGREB, Croatia - A delegation of the parliamentary EU Affairs Committee is due for a working visit to the Croatian parliament in the morning.

LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Ljubljana's Faculty of Economics are to organise a strategic conference on the development of the retail sector; at 10 AM.

LJUBLJANA - The five finalists for the Kresnik Prize for the best novel, given out by newspaper publisher Delo, are to be announced at 12:30 PM.

STANJEL - The project "Celebrating Centenary of Lojze Spacal" is to be presented at a press conference at noon.

MARIBOR - The congress of wine-makers and oenologists "Slovenian Vine and Wine in the EU", running between 15 and 16 November, is to be presented to the press at 9 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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