Schedule of Events for Thursday, 4 August

Ljubljana, 3 August - Below is a schedule of events for Thursday, 4 August:

LJUBLJANA - The National Council will convene an emergency session at 1 PM to decide whether to impose a veto on the amendments to the health care and health insurance act. The amendments, introducing mandatory risk equalisation schemes for insurance companies offering supplementary health insurance coverage, were passed by the National Assembly last week. (STA)

TROJANE/BLAGOVICA - The Slovenian Motorway Company, DARS, is holding a press conference at 9 AM to speak about the last construction works on the Trojane - Blagovica motorway section, due to open on 12 August. Once this section is opened, the dual carriageway connecting Maribor, Ljubljana and Koper will be fully completed. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - New Slovenia (NSi), a member of the ruling coalition, celebrates its 5th anniversary. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The deputy group of the opposition Social Democrats (SD) is to address the press at noon to assess the government's performance.

GORNJA RADGONA - The Agriculture and Forestry Chamber is expected to sign a contract with Pomurski sejem, the company organising fairs in NE Slovenia, on cooperation in the promotion of the International Agriculture and Food Fair; at 11 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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