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Schedule of Events for Monday, 4 April

Ljubljana, 3 April - Below is a schedule of events for Monday, 4 April:

LJUBLJANA - The government is to hold a correspondence session to declare a day of mourning for the late John Paul II. Meanwhile, numerous churches in all three dioceses are to host special prayer sessions for the Pope. (STA)

BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro - The OSCE chair, FM Dimitrij Rupel, is to start a two-day visit to Serbia-Montenegro. Rupel is expected to hold talks with Serbian PM Vojislav Kostunica, Serbia-Montenegro FM Vuk Draskovic and head of the coordination centre for Kosovo Nebojsa Covic. (STA)

LONDON, Great Britain - Head of the Government Office for European Affairs, Marcel Koprol, is to arrive on a working visit to Great Britain. He is scheduled to hold talks with EU affairs advisor to the British prime minister Kim Darrooch, head of preparations for Britain's EU presidency Chris Sainty and Minister for Europe Denis MacShane.

LJUBLJANA - Major General Ladislav Lipic, the army chief of staff, it to talk to the press at noon about the first year of Slovenia's NATO membership. (STA)

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Parliament's temporary committee on the 2007-2013 financial perspective is to meet with representatives of national parliaments. The Slovenian delegation will be headed by Anton Kokalj, chairman of the EU affairs committee.

LJUBLJANA - The Ljubljana Faculty of Economics is to host a round-table at 11 AM on industrial design and the feasibility of establishing a centre of excellence. Attendance is expected by chief executives of household appliance maker Gorenje, construction company Trimo and apparel company Mura.

LJUBLJANA - ARNES, the Academic and Research Network of Slovenia, is to stage a press conference at 3 PM to talk about the liberalised registration of Internet domain names.

LJUBLJANA - Food industry managers are to talk about the benefits of red meat and full-fat milk products at a round-table organised by the Chamber of Commerce; at 10 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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