Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 2 November

Ljubljana, 1 November - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 2 November:

LJUBLJANA - Prime Minister Janez Jansa is to host heads of the parliamentary deputy groups and parliamentary representatives of the Italian and Hungarian minorities for a second round of consultations on the government package of structural reforms; begins at 3 PM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Senior officials of the four coalition parties are to meet at noon to debate the supplemented document on structural reform. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary agriculture committee is to hold an emergency session at 2 PM to debate measures to guard against bird flu.

LJUBLJANA - The executive committee of the coalition New Slovenia (NSi) is to meet at 5 PM to discuss plans for the party's upcoming congress.

VELENJE - Retailer Era is to hold a general assembly at 2:30 PM to decide on the sale of assets, including 47 shops and several storage facilities, to Slovenia's leading grocer Mercator.

LJUBLJANA - The Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS), Slovenia's biggest trade union association, is to hold a press conference at 11 AM to outline its views on a part of the proposed structural reforms that it claims will curb workers' rights.

LJUBLJANA - The Equal Opportunities Office is to hold a press conference at 10 AM to outline the launch of a media campaign aimed at promoting fathers to use paternity leave.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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