ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Prime Minister George Papandreou to meet with European Commission President Jose Manual Barroso and Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels.

New Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis to attend the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union in Brussels.

The British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the Anti-Bureaucracy Movement are organizing a three-and-a-half-hour discussion on the subject of the bureaucracy that is plaguing the country and ways to fight it. Speakers will include prominent figures from the fields of business, administration and politics. The event will take place at the Athens Chamber of Commerce (7 Academias), starting at 5 p.m. (Info: www.bhcc.gr)

GENOP, the union of Public Power Corporation employees, starts rolling 48-hour strikes in protest at the government?s intention to sell a stake in the country?s power giant.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) is scheduled to issue data for April 2011 concerning the size of the Greek commercial fleet, industrial turnover, and new orders in industry.

The Hellenic American Union is to host the 6th International Athens Conference on Project Management – Best Practices 2011, at its Conference Center in Athens (22 Massalias), from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Info: conferences.hau.gr)

TUESDAY

The PASOK government will be seeking a vote of confidence from Parliament in an open voting process at midnight.

The Finance Ministry will auction three-month treasury bills, with the aim of drawing at least 1.25 billion euros.

Alternate Foreign Minister Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou will be representing Greece in the General Affairs Council of the European Union in Brussels.

Alpha Bank holds its regular general meeting, starting at 10 a.m.

The Financial Times Ltd is to hold an event titled ?Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Greece,? at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. Keynote speakers include Health Minister Andreas Loverdos and government spokesman Ilias Mossialos. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

The 1st Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum opens at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens, focusing on the potential of maritime tourism and its significance in the growth of the Greek economy, the Eastern Mediterranean region and the Black Sea. The event concludes on Wednesday. (Info: www.posidoniaseatourism.com)

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