ECONOMY

AGENDA

Monday – Public Power Corporation (PPC) workers’ union (GENOP) meets to consider the new government proposals concerning liberalization of the power market. – Deputy Health Minister Ektoras Nasiokas chairs a meeting of the National Committee for Food Policy. – The Agriculture Ministry, in cooperation with National Agricultural Research Foundation, hold a conference on the «Coexistence of Conventionally and Organically Cultivated Crops with Genetically Modified Crops.» Agriculture Minister Giorgos Drys will make the opening speech. The conference takes place at the Foundation of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Technology of Forest Products. For further information, tel 210.817.5410 or 210.212.4000. – Finance Minister Nikos Christodoulakis to meet with ADEDY representatives for final talks on salary increases of public servants. – Firms Daring & Co and Interinvest hold repeat general assemblies. Tuesday – Advanced Quality Services Ltd to hold a two-day seminar on «ISO 9000: 2000 Auditing & Upgrading ISO 9001/2: 1994 to ISO 9001:2000.» At the Holiday Inn Hotel. To July 16. – Development Minister Akis Tsochadzopoulos and his deputy Kimon Koulouris meet with directors of prefectural commercial departments to discuss the intensification of market inspections to prevent profiteering. – Economy Minister Nikos Christodoulakis to attend Ecofin meeting in Brussels. International Accounting Standards will top the agenda. – Employees at the state-owned oil refiner Hellenic Petroleum (ELPE) stage a 24-hour strike opposing the company’s merger with Petrola. – Hellenic Portfolio Investment Co holds extraordinary general meeting. Wednesday – Hellenic Tourism Properties (ETA) hold a press conference at the Athens Plaza Hotel. Development Minister Akis Tsochadzopoulos is expected to present the results and outlook for ETA. Thursday – Olympic Airways pilots’ union meets to discuss whether to participate in the revamping of the carrier. – Telecoms equipment maker Intracom holds repeat general assembly at its head office, in Paeania at 9.30 am.