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Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 16 June

Ljubljana, 15 June - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 16 June:

LJUBLJANA - King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia are to continue their three-day official visit. King Carl XVI Gustaf is to meet Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel, Parliament Speaker Borut Pahor and heads of parliamentary deputy groups. Together with President Janez Drnovsek, the King is to visit the Chamber of Commerce, where a two-day business conference is to wrap up. The Swedish royal couple are also to attend the opening of an exhibition of Swedish and Slovenian prints in Ljubljana. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - A delegation of the Hungarian state police headed by High Commissioner, Major General Laslo Salgo is to wrap up its two-day official visit at the invitation of Director General of the Slovenian Police Darko Anzelj. A press statement is scheduled for 12:30 PM. (STA)

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Head of the Slovenian Democrats (SDS) Janez Jansa is to attend a two-day meeting of the European People's Party ahead of the EU summit.

LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Democrats (SDS) are to comment on European election results at a press conference at 11 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The Pensioners' Party (DeSUS) is to comment on European election results and the party's preparations for general elections at a press conference at 10 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The Youth Party (SMS) is to hold a press conference at noon to comment on the European elections. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The government is to convene for its regular weekly session. The agenda includes a draft strategy of Slovenia's development. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The parliament is to continue its regular June session by debating a resolution on corruption prevention. Also on the agenda is the national programme of adult education. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary foreign policy committee is to convene behind closed doors at 9 AM to discuss the upcoming EU summit.

LJUBLJANA - Interior Minister Rado Bohinc is to sign a statement on agreed changes to the act on wages in the public sector with journalists, employees of the Ljubljana University and professional firemen, who did not sign the document on 31 May along with other trade unions of the public sector.

LJUBLJANA - The assembly of the Slovenian Employers' Association is to hold its first session in the new term. Also attending will be Labour Minister Vlado Dimovski, who is to speak about the EU, labour market and the social dialogue.

LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Writers' Association is to present the 7th Stritar award to an up-and-coming literary critic. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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