OPINION

Agenda

Thursday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to meet with New Democracy’s party secretary Lefteris Zagoritis at 9 a.m. At 10.30 a.m., he will meet with Health Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos. At noon, he will meet with the boards of the Central Union of Municipalities and Communities of Greece (KEDKE) and the Union of Prefectural Local Authorities ( ENAE). Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis holds a press conference to present the government’s digital strategy at 11.30 a.m. at the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center on Pireos St. Transport Minister Michalis Liapis visits Ioannina prefecture to inspect work on the construction of the new building at Ioannina Airport. Synaspismos Left Coalition President Alekos Alavanos holds a press conference at 12.30 p.m. at the party’s offices. The first summer vacation fair Summer Holidays Expo 2007 opens at the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki and will run through Sunday. Friday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis begins a visit to New Zealand, Australia and Vietnam. To May 27. The First International Exhibition on Greek Real Estate and Tourism begins at the Hellenikon Exhibition Center at the site of the old Athens airport. To Monday. Tel. 210.619.6961/8003 or visit www.t-p.gr. The Hellenic University Association for European Studies (EPEES) holds a conference on «The Course of European Integration after the French Elections,» at 12.30 p.m. at the Foreign Press Association. Tel. 210.383.3434 or visit www.epees.gr. The International Sports Forum for Peace and the Olympic Truce begins at the facilities of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Ancient Olympia. Culture Minister Giorgos Voulgarakis and IOC President Jacques Rogge to speak. To Monday. Tel. 210.817.4408. Autonomia EXPO, an exhibition for the disabled, begins at 9 a.m. at the Peace and Friendship Stadium. To Sunday. Tel. 210.866.0556 or visit www.autonomiaexpo.org.