Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis meets with the former prime minister of Sweden Goran Persson and later with Italian Minister for Economic Development Pierluigi Bersani. – Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis holds a press conference to present the results of the ECOFIN meeting in Brussels. At 10.30 a.m. he will chair a meeting of the National Exports’ Council. – State Minister Theodoros Roussopoulos speaks at event held for painting exhibition «Nonda: Six Decades of Art, 1940-2000» at the Benaki Museum. (Page 6) – Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Vasile Hua Jianmin visits the island of Rhodes. – Panhellenic Federation of Catering and Tourist Industry Employees holds 42nd congress at 9 a.m. at the President Hotel in Athens. PASOK MP Christos Papoutsis will speak. – Left Coalition (Synaspismos) president Alekos Alavanos meets with the board of the General Confederation of Greek Small Businesses and Traders (GSEVEE). – The consular section of US Embassy in Athens will remain closed today for internal administrative reasons. – The bank workers’ federation (OTOE) meets with the chairman of Pireos Bank Michalis Sallas. – The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) meets on strike action. – University professors begin a three-day strike opposing the amendment to Article 16 of the constitution. – Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) holds a public discussion on «Autonomy of Universities in Greece Today,» at 7 p.m. at the Leonidas Zervas amphitheater of the National Research Foundation, 48 Vas. Constantinou Ave. Tel. 210.725.7124 or log on to

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