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Eurocommissaris Potocnik in SloveniŽ

Berlaymontgebouw
date March 18, 2010 - March 19, 2010
city Slovenia
location Slovenia Show location
attending J. (Janez) Potočnik†i, B. (Borut) Pahor†i et al.
organisation European Commission (EC)†i

European Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik†i will travel to Slovenia on an official visit.

He is due to meet Slovenian President Danilo TŁrk, Prime Minister Borut Pahor†i, and Environment Minister Roko éarnic on Thursday 18 March.

On Friday 19 March, the Commissioner is expected to participate in a discussion in the National Assembly on "How to contribute to a sustainable vision for the future of Slovenia".

He will also meet the President of the National Assembly as well as Slovenian environmental NGOs.


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