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Schedule of Events for Thursday, 6 May

Ljubljana, 5 May - Below is a schedule of events for Thursday, 6 May:

LJUBLJANA - The parliament is to hold an extraordinary session to debate the suspicion of corruption in several state-run companies, an issue raised by the opposition. Other items of the agenda include a re-vote on the income tax act and the final report of a parliamentary commission probing into alleged illegal power trading. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Holding its regular weekly session, the government is expected to pass a comprehensive document defining Slovenia's priorities in the EU for 2004. (STA)

LA VALLETTA, Malta - Regional Development Minister Zdenka Kovac is to start a three-day official visit to Malta at the invitation of the Maltese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion John Dalli.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The regular annual meeting of chiefs-of-staff from NATO member states, also attended by the Slovenian Chief-of-Staff Ladislav Lipic, is to wrap up.

PORTOROZ - A two-day international conference of the Central European Initiative (CEI) is to start at 9 AM. A total of 50 experts from 12 Central European countries are to discuss the implementation of the phytosanitary border control on the new external borders of the EU.

LJUBLJANA - A video-conference with Slovenia's European Commissioner Janez Potocnik is scheduled at 12.30 PM.

LJUBLJANA - German Ambassador to Slovenia Hans Jochen Petersen and the head of the International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victims Assistance (ITF) Jernej Cimpersek are to sign a document on a German donation to the ITF.

KOPER - Inspection service facilities at the port of Koper border control are to officially open at 4 PM. (STA)

BERLIN, Germany - Culture Minister Andreja Rihter is to take part in the debate "One Europe - How Much Culture/s" along with her counterparts from the ten EU newcomer states. The debate will take place within the project "Cultural Year of the Ten", which will run from 1 May 2004 until May 2005.

ORMOZ - The Tour of Slovenia, Slovenia's biggest cycling race, is to continue with the 160-kilometre long 4th stage from Ormoz to Ptuj. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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