Schedule of Events for Thursday, 3 November

Ljubljana, 2 November - Below is a schedule of events for Thursday, 3 November:

LJUBLJANA - The cabinet is to debate guidelines for structural reforms at its weekly cabinet session. The government is also scheduled to discuss the bill on associations and societies and changes to the classified information act. A press conference is to be held after the session, expectedly at 2 PM. (STA)

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec is to launch a two-day visit to Slovakia. He is scheduled to meet Slovakian counterpart Juraj Lisko and visit the Slovakian parliament.

LAS VEGAS, the US - Slovenia's largest gaming chain HIT and Harrah's Entertainment, the world's biggest casino operator, are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding on a EUR 800m joint venture involving the construction of a massive gaming centre in western Slovenia.

LJUBLJANA - The opposition Social Democrats (SD) are to debate the government package of structural reforms in a closed-doors meeting. SD leader Borut Pahor is expected to speak to the press at 6 PM.

KRANJ - A regional section of the Chamber of Commerce is to hold a debate with European Science and Research Commissioner Janez Potocnik; at 10 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Slovenia's Muslims will be joining fellow believers across the world in celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. The major ceremony to mark the onset of the Eid al-Fitr holiday will be held in Ljubljana at 6:15 AM, while communal payers will also be held in other Slovenian towns and cities.

LJUBLJANA - Justice Minister Lovro Sturm, who is also the head of the government commission for religious communities, is to meet Lama Shenphen Rinpoche; at 5 PM.

LJUBLJANA - The 19th annual exhibition of foreign literature "Frankfurt after Frankfurt" is to get underway at Ljubljana's arts and conference centre Cankarjev dom, lasting for six days; at 11 AM.

MARIBOR - An exhibition of portraits of famous Jews from the Jewish Museum Vienna is to be opened at 6 PM at the Synagogue Jewish arts centre.

LJUBLJANA - Ljubljana-based club Olimpija is to take on Lithuania's Zalgiris in the opening round of Europe's strongest club basketball league, the Euroleague; tip-off at 8:45 PM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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