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Schedule of Events for Saturday, 24 April

Ljubljana, 23 April - Below is a schedule of events for Saturday, 24 April:

WASHINGTON, United States - Bank of Slovenia Governor Mitja Gaspari, his deputy Samo Nucic and Finance Minister Dusan Mramor are due to attend a two-day spring meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (STA)

REHT/RAVNJAK - Mayors of Slovenian and Austrian municipalities around the Peca Mountain, northeast, are set to sign a document founding a cross-border working community "Dezela pod Peco - Petzenland". The event scheduled for 3 PM will be also attended by Speaker of Parliament Borut Pahor and his Austrian counterpart Andreas Khol. The pair is due to meet half an hour earlier. (STA)

KAMNIK - The council of the opposition Slovenian Democrats (SDS) is due to convene at 4 PM to confirm the party's slate for elections to the European Parliament. Statement to the press is scheduled for 5:30 PM. (STA)

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The 6th congress of the Party of European Socialists will wrap up with the adoption of a resolution. The congress is also being attended by representatives of the United List of Social Democrats (ZLSD), including president Borut Pahor.

PORTOROZ - The women's teams of Slovenia and the United States are to clash at noon in the first round of the Fed Cup. (STA)

FLENSBURG, Germany - Slovenian handball champions Celje are to play Germany's Flensburg in the second leg of the European Champion's League finals at 2 PM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Reigning European women's handball champions are to take on Norway's Larvik in the second leg of the Champion's League semi-finals at 6:15 PM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Teleinfos, Slovenia's biggest IT and telecommunications show will wrap up.

LJUBLJANA - Two protest rallies are planned to be held in the morning to mark World Earth Day, observed on 22 April. While animal rights activists organize a rally in Congress Square, environmental NGOs will hold a rally in Preseren Square to protest against environmental policies.

PIRAN/SECOVLJE - The second Saltworks Festival is to kick off as an event promoting the tradition of salt making. The event will be underway for six days in three stages until the end of summer.

LJUBLJANA - Weekly report from the Ljubljana Stock Exchange. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Weekly review of events involving Slovenia. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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