ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis to hold a meeting with representatives of striking employees at Halyvourgia Ellados steel company, at 9 a.m.

Agricultural Development Minister Athanasios Tsaftaris will represent Greece at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council of ministers of the European Union in Brussels.

Merchant Marine Minister Costis Mousouroulis will meet with representatives of the Hellenic Network of Small Islands on the issue of ferry services to the Saronic islands.

Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Kourkoulas to meet with his German counterpart Michael Link at 2 p.m., with a press conference to follow.

Summer sales begin in retail stores across the country, lasting until end-August.

Restrictions to car entry in downtown Athens are lifted for the rest of the summer.

British Ambassador to Athens David Landsman is holding a reception in honor of the Greek Olympic and Paralympic Teams at his residence in Kolonaki.

The new political secretariat of PASOK is convening at 6 p.m.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) is holding its 5th annual international symposium on agriculture at the Metropolitan Hotel of Athens, 385 Syngrou. To Thursday. (Info: www.atiner.gr/agriculture.htm)

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) is holding its 9th annual international symposium on law at the Metropolitan Hotel of Athens, 385 Syngrou. To Thursday. (Info: www.atiner.gr/law.htm)

TUESDAY

The Kifissia-Piraeus electrical railway (ISAP) will grind to a halt from noon to 4 p.m. as employees stage a work stoppage.

The Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) will sell 1.25 billion euros of 13-week treasury bills.

Health Minister Andreas Lykourentzos to meet with the board of the Federation of Associations of Hospital Doctors of Greece (OENGE).

Interior Minister Evripidis Stylianidis to meet with the governing board of the Central Union of Greek Municipalities (KEDE) at 2 p.m.

The new organizational secretariat of PASOK is scheduled to convene at noon.

WEDNESDAY

Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras to present to the leaders of the three parties in the coalition government his proposals for measures worth 11.5 billion euros, to be presented to creditors? inspectors in Greece from July 24.

The Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at Iraklio on Crete, in cooperation with the Iraklio Bar Association, is holding an event on ?Proper Administration in the European Union: The Role of the European Ombudsman,? with European Ombudsman Nikiforos Diamandouros as keynote speaker. At 7 p.m., at the Kastellaki Hall of the chamber. (Info: www.ebeh.gr)

The Hania Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting an event on ?Academic Foundations of Crete