OPINION

Agenda

THURSDAY PASOK leader George Papandreou to meet with the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Rene van der Linden. Synaspismos Left Coalition President Alekos Alavanos to meet with the president of the party representing the Roma community, Aspida-Rom. Bank workers’ federation (OTOE) to hold a press conference at 11 a.m. at its premises. Athens Bar Association to hold a conference on «The Revision of the Constitution» at 7 p.m. at its offices at 60 Academias. New Democracy secretary Vangelis Meimarakis will speak. For details, call 210.339.8205 or log on to www.dsa.gr. President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias to meet with Foreign Minister Petros Molyviatis. Synaspismos Left Coalition and other leftist movements and organizations to hold a demonstration at 6 p.m. at the El. Venizelou Statue in Thessaloniki to protest the phone-tapping affair. FRIDAY Hellenic Post to hold a conference on «The New Landscape of Postal Services -Deregulation – Cooperation with Public Postal Services of Southeastern Europe: Opportunity or Necessity,» at the Pentelikon Hotel. Transport Minister Michalis Liapis will make the opening address. For details, call 210.335.3100. Employees at the Citizens’ Information Centers (KEP) to stage a 48-hour strike demanding permanent status. Protesters will demonstrate at 11 a.m. at Syntagma Sq. Hospital doctors in Athens and Piraeus to stage a 24-hour strike demanding more money, better working conditions and more staff. Primary and secondary schoolteachers to demonstrate in Iraklion, Crete, over financial and institutional demands. Tenth medical congress to begin at the War Museum. To Saturday. For details, call 210.331.1047 or log on to www.goldair-tours.gr. Eco Q Magazine to hold a conference on «Quality and the Public Sector: The Citizen First» at the amphitheater of the Transport Ministry. For details, call 210.662.7981. SATURDAY Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas to meet with representatives of Greek chambers and other business groups to discuss difficulties and problems of the business world. At 9.30 a.m. at Zappeion Hall.