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Schedule of Events from 14 to 20 June

Ljubljana, 13 June - Schedule of events in the week from 14 to 20 June:

MONDAY, 14 June

LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to attend a new round of intergovernmental talks on the constitutional treaty at the last meeting of EU foreign ministers ahead of the EU summit. Also attending the debates on the preparations for the summit will be Europe Minister Milan M. Cvikl.

LONDON, Great Britain - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Samuel Zbogar, who is in charge of preparations for Slovenia's OSCE chairmanship in 2005, is to attend consultations on OSCE with Great Britain.

DENVER, United States - Defence Ministry State Secretary Milan Jazbec and Deputy Chief-of-Staff of Slovenian Armed Forces, Brigadier Anton Turk are to pay an official visit to the Colorado Army National Guard until Friday.

LJUBLJANA - The parliament is to convene for a regular June session.

PORTOROZ - The 10th Days of Public Law are to open, organised by the Ljubljana Faculty of Law and the European Commission Representation to Slovenia.

LJUBLJANA - Environment Minister Janez Kopac is to speak to the press at 10:30 AM to present amendments to the bill on the Triglav National Park.

DOMZALE - CEOs of companies Helios and Sava, Uros Slavinec and Janez Bohoric, are to present their views on the integration of the Slovenian chemical industry at a press conference.

LJUBLJANA - The Kapitalska druzba (KD) investment fund is to present its business results to the press.

LJUBLJANA - The Ljubljana city council is to hold an extraordinary session to set the location for a football stadium in the capital that would meet the standards of the European Football Association.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Slovenian Week will get underway in Brussels.

TUESDAY, 15 June

LJUBLJANA - King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia are scheduled to arrive for a three-day official visit to Slovenia at the invitation of President Janez Drnovsek.

BERLIN, Germany - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Samuel Zbogar is to continue OSCE consultations in Germany.

LJUBLJANA - A two-day conference of Slovenian and Swedish businessmen is to begin at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the sidelines of the visit by King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf to Slovenia.

LJUBLJANA - The Statistics Office is to present preliminary Q1 GDP data.

NOVO MESTO - Labour Minister Vlado Dimovski is to visit car manufacturer Revoz as part of preparations for the introduction of a new shift for the production of Renault's Clio.

MOKRICE - Spa company Terme Catez is to present its 2003 business results.

LJUBLJANA - Interior Minister Rado Bohinc is to meet the trade union of doctors to discuss a new wage system.

WEDNESDAY, 16 June

LJUBLJANA - The economic and social council is to discuss Slovenia's priorities in the EU council in 2004, the 2004 development report and the 2004 spring report.

LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to receive Ambassador of Jordan Muhyieddeen Touq for a farewell visit.

LJUBLJANA - The assembly of the Slovenian Association of Employers is to hold its first session, which is also to be attended by Labour Minister Vlado Dimovski.

LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.

LJUBLJANA - An exhibition of Slovenian and Swedish prints "Grafik/Grafika 1950-1980-2000" is to be opened by the Swedish royal couple and Culture Minister Andreja Rihter.

THURSDAY, 17 June

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Slovenian PM Anton Rop will join EU leaders for a two-day EU summit to discuss the constitutional treaty, the new president of the European Commission and Croatia's bid to join the EU. The PM is to be accompanied by Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel and Finance Minister Dusan Mramor.

LJUBLJANA - Agriculture Minister Milan Pogacnik is to meet representatives of the dairy industry and milk producers to discuss the dairies' intent to lower the purchase price of milk.

BLED - The Slovenian Association of Employers is to hold an international conference on pay policy as the core of social dialogue.

PORTOROZ - Culture Minister Andreja Rihter is to attend the opening of the 2nd congress of Slovenian publishers.

FRIDAY, 18 June

LJUBLJANA - Serbian Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Ivana Dulic Markovic is to pay a visit to Slovenia.

ROVINJ, Croatia - Slovenian and Croatian interior ministers, Rado Bohinc and Marijan Mlinaric, are expected to hold a meeting.

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary EU affairs committee is to hold a session.

SATURDAY, 19 June

LJUBLJANA - Museums and galleries around the capital will hold workshops and presentations, organise special guided tours, concerts, performances, and film projections between 10 PM and midnight as part of the 2004 Summer Museum Night.

SUNDAY, 20 June

LJUBLJANA - A holy mass for the homeland is to be given at the Ljubljana St Nicholas cathedral ahead of 25 June, Slovenia's National Day.

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