ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos will have a series of meetings in Washington, with figures including Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the International Monetary Fund?s new managing director, Christine Lagarde.

Taxi owners continue their strike across the country until at least Tuesday, protesting the government?s plans for a full liberalization of the sector.

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will present data it has compiled on foreign direct investment to and from Greece included in the World Investment Report 2011, at a press conference jointly held by Deree – The American College of Greece, at the latter?s building in Plaka (17B Ipitou) in central Athens, starting at 11 a.m. (Info: 210.600.9800, [email protected])

Listed company Ilyda to have its general shareholders meeting.

TUESDAY

UEFA President Michel Platini arrives in Athens and will have meetings with Prime Minister George Papandreou, Culture Minister Pavlos Geroulanos and Greek soccer federation officials.

The PASOK parliamentary committee on transport will meet to discuss the liberalization of the taxi sector, with the participation of Minister Yiannis Ragousis.

Listed company Michaniki to have its general shareholders meeting.

WEDNESDAY

Synaspismos Left Coalition leader Alexis Tsipras is scheduled to address a public meeting at Kalamata, at 9 p.m.

Listed companies Flexopack and Crown Hellas Can to have extraordinary general meetings.

The Cultural Triangle of Prespa, a nongovernmental organization, is planning to hold a youth meeting titled ?Lights on Prespa? in the context of the Transnatura ecotourism project, on the subject of how to make Prespa a more attractive tourism destination for young people. To August 1. (Info: 23850.51333, [email protected])

THURSDAY

Communist Party leader Aleka Papariga to visit Samos, where she will deliver a speech at Pythagora Square at 8.30 p.m.

The Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry is scheduled to host a meeting of various parties concerned about the future of Olympia Odos, the national highway around the northern and western Peloponnese.

Listed firm Olympic Catering to hold a general meeting at Athens International Airport.

FRIDAY

Ioannina will host the second congress of the World Council of Epirotes Abroad. To Sunday. (Info: www.world-epirotes.org)