News roundup - Thursday, 28 March, until 3pm

Ljubljana, 28 March - Below is a roundup of major events on Thursday, 28 March, until 3pm local time:

NATO commander for Europe visiting Slovenia

LJUBLJANA - General Christopher Cavoli, NATO's commander for Europe, is visiting Slovenia to mark the 20th anniversary of Slovenia joining NATO. Talks with Prime Minister Robert Golob focused on the preparations for the July NATO summit. They also discussed burden sharing and commitments to defence investments, the situation in the Western Balkans, and Ukraine.

President's website accessible again after cyber attack

LJUBLJANA - The official website of President NataĊĦa Pirc Musar was accessible again after being down for several hours due to a cyber attack yesterday. The national Computer Emergency Response Team (SI-CERT) said that malicious traffic on the website had been preventively blocked, while noting that the hackers had not breached the server.

Statistics Office corrects industrial output data for January

LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office (SURS) made significant corrections to the data on industrial production in January due to an error made in the original calculations. Industrial output in Slovenia was up by 7% and not by 10.7% in January compared to December 2023 and was not 12.2% up year-on-year, but 3.4% down. SURS said that wrong deflators were used in the calculations released on 11 March.

Slovenian Cinematheque hosts retrospective of Haneke films

LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Cinematheque is launching an extensive retrospective on Michael Haneke, one of the most successful Austrian and European film directors, who holds up a mirror to modern society. The film screenings will be accompanied by a collection of scientific papers on Haneke by Slovenian authors and an exhibition.

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