STA Coverage on Thursday, 12 September
Ljubljana, 11 September - The STA English service will cover the following events on Thursday, 12 September:
MOSCOW - Responding to Russian PM Mikhail Kasyanov's invitation, Slovenian PM Janez Drnovsek is to begin his first official visit to Russia. After meeting Kasyanov and Patriarch Alexy II in the Russian capital on Thursday, Drnovsek - accompanied by a strong entourage - is set to travel on to Sochi to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. Kasyanov and Drnovsek are expected to speak to the press at 6:45 PM.
NEW YORK - Slovenian President Milan Kucan is take part in a general session of the UN General Assembly and attend a lunch to be hosted by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. Moreover, he is due to meet with his Albanian counterpart Alfred Moisiu and Jordan Foreign Minister Marvan Moasher. Together with Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel, the president will attend a reception hosted by U.S. President George W. Bush.
CELJE - Slovenian companies' direct investments in the countries that used to make up the former Yugoslavia are to be discussed at a forum within the 35th International Trade Fair.
PORTOROZ - A two-day gathering of Slovenian corporate leaders is to kick off, discussing issues such as corruption and men's domination in the business world. On the last day of the event, organised by a club associating high-profile businesspeople, pretenders to the post of president of Slovenia are be presented.
LJUBLJANA - Weekly cabinet session.
LJUBLJANA - Press review.
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