NEWS

TODAY

Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to chair meeting with ministers and deputy ministers on the economy and development issues. – President Karolos Papoulias to meet with Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis. At 1.30 p.m., he will meet the general director of the Athens News Agency (ANA), George Tampakopoulos. – Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis to meet with US Ambassador in Athens Charles Ries. – The Federation of Bank Employees’ Unions (OTOE) to meet with Chairman of ATEbank Dimitris Miliakos and with Aspis Bank Chairman Constantinos Karatzas. – Central Union of Greek Municipalities (KEDKE) holds a press conference on «New Technologies in Information and Telecommunications,» at noon at the Athens Plaza Hotel. – The Secretariat General of Communication Information holds a photo exhibition titled «Thessaloniki: Photo Archive Documents 1900-1980,» in cooperation with the City of Athens, at the City of Athens Cultural Center. State Minister Theodoros Roussopoulos to attend. To February 14. – The Hellenic Society for Microbiology holds the third national congress on «Clinical Microbiology» and the ninth national congress on «Hospital Infections & Hygiene,» in cooperation with the National School For Public Health, at 9 a.m. at the War Museum. To Thursday. Tel. 210.721.3225 or log on to www.hms.org.gr. – National Research Foundation launches a series of lectures on «Longevity and Well-being,» at 7.30 p.m. at its premises. To February 27. Tel. 210.727.3501 or log on to www.eie.gr. – The Center of European Constitutional Law holds a conference on «The Perspectives of the European Constitution,» in cooperation with the Goethe Institute, at 6 p.m. at the institute’s premises at 14-16 Omirou. Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Valinakis will speak. Tel. 210.362.3506 or log on to www.cecl.gr.