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Parliamentary committee backs sports holiday initiative

Ljubljana, 1 October - The parliamentary Education Committee endorsed on Tuesday an initiative to honour Slovenian achievements in a variety of sports, proposing to the government to declare a public holiday celebrating such accomplishments and the role they play in boosting national identity.

Ljubljana
President Borut Pahor speaks at a presentation of the initiative to declare 1 October as Sports Day at the Presidential Palace.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
A presentation of the initiative to declare 1 October as Sports Day at the Presidential Palace.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
A presentation of the initiative to declare 1 October as Sports Day at the Presidential Palace.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
A presentation of the initiative to declare 1 October as Sports Day at the Presidential Palace.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
A presentation of the initiative to declare 1 October as Sports Day at the Presidential Palace.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
A presentation of the initiative to declare 1 October as Sports Day at the Presidential Palace.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

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