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Economist Magazine to host round table

The Economist magazine will host a round table on April 28-30 at the Hotel Forum in Bratislava to facilitate open debate between government members and foreign investors. Top government officials, including Minister of Finance Brigita Schmögnerová will attend and discuss a range of issues including bank privatisation, currency stability and a timetable for EU accession.

Those who wish to attend can contact Gerlinde de Leonardis, The Economist Conferences, Schwarzenbergplatz 8/7, A-1030 Vienna, Austria. Tel. 431-712-41-61-32, Fax: 431-41-65.

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