ECONOMY

Agenda

Monday OTE Telecom workers stage a 24-hour strike against management plans for a voluntary retirement program. Bank employees stage a 24-hour strike over pension demands. Unionists meet tomorrow to discuss further strike action. Intracom Construction (Intrakat) holds EGM at Paeania head office, 10 a.m. Tuesday Attica Bank holds EGM at head office, 54 Academias, at 11 a.m. Wednesday Government presents its wage and income policy. Deputy Agriculture Minister Alexandros Kontos opens the fifth exhibition on agriculture and the environment in Larissa. Bank union representatives meet with management and government officials to resume talks on their social insurance issue. Thursday ECOFIN meeting in Brussels to formally approve measures pertaining to Greece’s excessive deficit. Economy and Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to attend. To Friday. Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Valinakis attends EU deputy foreign ministers meeting in Slovenia on fiscal issues. Infacoma 2005 exhibition on building materials opens at the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki. Environment Minister Giorgos Souflias to make the opening speech. To Sunday. Tel. 2310.291.531 or www.infacoma.gr. Friday 18th international food and beverages exhibition opens at Expo Athens in Maroussi. To Monday. Tel. 210.656.4411-17. The Hellenic Association of Food Technologists (PETET) organizes the fourth International Congress of Food Technology on «Accessing Useful Technologies: Optimizing Food Safety and Nutrition.» At the exhibition center of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP). To Saturday. Tel. 210.531.4874 or www.petet.org.gr. Marfin Financial Group holds repeat EGM, 24 Kifissias Avenue, 4 p.m.