ECONOMY

Agenda

Thursday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to meet with President Karolos Papoulias. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis visits Belgrade and Pristina. Interior Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos launches educational program to promote gender equality of policies in the local government. The program is being introduced by the training institution of the National Center for Public Administration and Local Government and the General Secretariat for Gender Equality. A new agreement is to be signed in Rome between Italy’s Alenia Aeronautica and the Greek Aviation Industry. The six-year contract aims to boost aviation industry sales. Greek Communist Party General-Secretary Aleka Papariga visits the headquarters of the Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) in Maroussi. The Greek Communist party’s youth section holds a festival on the university campus in Ilissia. To Saturday. The first international conference on Environmental Economics and Investment Assessment begins on Myconos. The conference is organized by the Wessex Institute of Technology in the UK and by the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. To tomorrow. A workshop on «Island Heritage -Defining Heritage Identity» starts on Milos as part of the 2006 European Museum Forum Workshop. To Saturday. The Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Development holds the first Arab-Greek Economic Forum in Athens under the auspices of the Foreign Ministry at Zappeion Hall. For details, call 210.940.0828. To tomorrow. Friday President Karolos Papoulias inaugurates the Museum of Oil on Lesvos. Saturday PASOK leader George Papandreou to speak at the Thessaloniki International Fair, which ends tomorrow.