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Schedule of Events for Tuesday, 30 August

Ljubljana, 29 August - Below is a schedule of events for Tuesday, 30 August:

BUDAPEST, Hungary - A meeting of PMs of the Regional Partnership group comprising Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia and Slovenia. PM Janez Jansa and FM Dimitrij Rupel are to attend on behalf of Slovenia. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec is to meet US Senator from Iowa, Tom Harkin at 9:30 AM. Parliament Speaker France Cukjati is to host a reception for Senator Harkin at 10 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Justice Minister Lovro Sturm and representatives of the Notary Chamber are to hold the final round of talks about the prices of notary services. A press statement is scheduled for 1 PM.

LJUBLJANA - Shareholders of Mercator, Slovenia's leading retailer, are to convene for the company's general meeting. The main item on the agenda is the expansion of the supervisory board from 10 to 12, and the election of a replacement for supervisory board member Matjaz Gantar, the chairman of KD Group. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - A press conference by the Slovenian Writers' Association before the beginning of the 20th International Literary Festival Vilenica; at 10 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The Ljubljana-based Institute for Strategic Studies is to hold a press conference at 3 PM at the outset of a workshop on nuclear dialogue.

LJUBLJANA - Minister of Education and Sport Milan Zver is to meet the representatives of two umbrella trade unions of teachers, SVEZ and VIR, as the start of the new academic year approaches. A press statement is scheduled for 5 PM.

LJUBLJANA - The Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Federation of Disabled Workers of Slovenia are to sign an agreement on guidelines for dealing with workplace disability.

PTUJ - A press conference on 100 years of Perutnina Ptuj, the largest poultry company in Slovenia; at noon.

GORNJA RADGONA - Representatives of the Association of Wine Growers and Wine Makers are to talk to the press at 10:15 AM, outlining the current situation in the sector. The event is a part of the Agriculture and Food Fair.

SKOFIJE - The opening of the newly-built 2.4-km section of expressway between Skofije and Srmin, western Slovenia; at 11 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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