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New Ljubljana Stadium Awaits Operating Permit at Eleventh Hour

Ljubljana, 8 August - Ljubljana is awaiting the opening of a new football stadium and an indoor arena this week. While workers are busy with the last details, the complex in the capital's northern outskirts still needs to get an operating permit before it can host the opening matches on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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The new Ljubljana football stadium shortly before the opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The new Ljubljana indoor arena getting final touches before the opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The new Ljubljana football stadium getting final touches before the opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana, Športni park Stožice.
Obisk slovenskih novinarjev v športnem parku Stožice.
Športna dvorana Stožice.
Foto: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The 12,000 seater indoor arena at Stozice to undergo a technical inspection before Tuesday's opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The new Ljubljana football stadium shortly before the opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The new Ljubljana football stadium shortly before the opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The 12,000 seater indoor arena at Stozice to undergo a technical inspection before Tuesday's opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The new Ljubljana football stadium getting final touches before the opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The 16,000 seater stadium at Stozice to undergo a technical inspection before Wednesday's opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic takes journalists on the final tour of the new Ljubljana football stadium before the opening.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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