ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to meet with New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras in Athens.

Taxi owners start a 48-hour strike in protest at the government?s plans to liberalize the sector. Until 5 a.m. on Wednesday.

Traffic restrictions in downtown Athens are suspended until the end of August.

Defense Minister Panos Beglitis to start a three-day official visit to Cyprus to represent Greece in the commemorative events on the anniversary of the Turkish invasion on the island on July 20, 1974.

Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis and his alternate Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou in Brussels to participate in the European Union?s General Affairs Council and Foreign Affairs Council respectively.

Citizens? Protection Minister Christos Papoutsis and Deputy Justice Minister Giorgos Petalotis to attend the informal European Union?s Justice and Home Affairs Council in Poland. To Tuesday.

The 8th Annual International Conference on Law opens at the St George Lycabettus Hotel (2 Kleomenous Street, Kolonaki, Athens), organized by the Athens Institute for Education and Research. The event will be in English. Until Thursday. (Info: www.atiner.gr/law.htm)

Listed firms Alpha Grissin and Mytilineos are having general meetings.

TUESDAY

Greece will auction a three-month Treasury bills issue, seeking to raise 1.25 billion euros from the market.

Agricultural Development Minister Costas Skandalidis to take part in the European Union?s Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels.

The Hellenic Athletics Federation and Wind Hellas telecommunication company are holding a joint press conference to announce their cooperation in the Athens Classic Marathon this fall. At Aigli of Zappeio, in central Athens, at 12.30 p.m.

Coca-Cola HBC is holding a special event to celebrate the 20th anniversary since its listing in the Greek bourse, at the Athens Exchange premises, at 10 a.m.

Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) to publish the April data from its monthly manpower survey.

Listed company PC Systems to hold its annual general meeting.

WEDNESDAY

The Environment, Energy and Climate Change Ministry is presenting the ?Athens: Mediterranean Capital? master plan for Athens and Attica by 2021, at the Benaki Museum (138 Pireos Street), at 7 p.m.

The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) is organizing an event themed ?Debt Crisis in the eurozone and Proposed Solutions,? with Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz as keynote speaker. At the Theodoros Karatzas Building of the National Bank of Greece (82-84 Aeolou Street, Athens), starting at 7 p.m. (Info: [email protected])

The Panhellenic Federation of State Hospital Employees is holding a 24-hour strike as well as a rally outside the Health Ministry at 12 noon, in protest at the government?s plan for health unit mergers.

Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) to publish the May data for industry turnover and new orders.

THURSDAY

Prime Minister George Papandreou to attend the eurozone summit in Brussels that will tackle Greece?s debt problems.

FRIDAY

Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos to attend the European Union?s Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Brussels.

Listed companies Babis Vovos and Andromeda to hold general meetings.