NEWS

Today

Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to meet with visiting Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Vasile Hua Jianmin. Later Karamanlis will chair a Cabinet meeting on issues relating to Interior Ministry issues. – Synaspismos Left Coalition President Alekos Alavanos to meet with primary and secondary school janitors. – Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Vasile Hua Jianmin to visit the National Center for Public Administration and Local Government. – Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis to inaugurate a nursery school for charity group Friends of the Child at 12.30 p.m in Metaxourgeio. – Bank workers’ federation (OTOE) to meet with the Governor of the Bank of Greece Nikos Garganas to discuss recent developments regarding mergers and acquisitions in the sector. – The Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) holds a conference on «Saving Energy in Industry,» at 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Hotel. Tel 210.660.3212 or log on to www.cres.gr. – ALBA Graduate Business School holds a lecture on «Multiculturalism and its Limits,» at 6 p.m. at the Ionic Center in Plaka. Tel 210.896.4531. – The 20th annual European finance convention on «Southeastern Europe, Mediterranean and Western Balkans – Financial Services and Banking: On the Road to Integration,» begins at 9 a.m. at the King George Hotel in Thessaloniki. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis, the head of the EU mission in Athens Ierotheos Papadopoulos and Vice President of the European Central Bank Lucas Papademos to speak. To tomorrow. For details log on to www.euroconvention.com. – The Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) holds a conference on «Mobile Phones, Antennas and Electromagnetic Radiation,» at 9 a.m. at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Macedonia-Thrace Minister Giorgos Kalatzis to speak. Tel 210.615.1011 or log on to www.eett.gr.