December 9 (SeeNews) - Following is a schedule of corporate, economic and political events taking place in or related to Bosnia and Herzegovina through April 14. New or amended entries are marked (*).
* Wednesday, December 9 – Sarajevo: Bosnia’s Finance Minister Dragan Vrankic and Nadim Khouri, Director of the Near East and North Africa Division at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), sign a credit agreement aimed to improve the standard of living in Bosnian rural areas (1300 GMT).
* Wednesday, December 9 – Sarajevo: The Muslim-Croat Federation government holds a regular meeting at 0900 GMT.
* Wednesday, December 9 – Sarajevo: The Sarajevo Stock Exchange holds a news conference on the reform in the pension system of Bosnia's Muslim-Croat Federation (1015 GMT).
* Wednesday, December 9 – Brussels (Belgium): The European Commission's Enlargement Department and the EU’s Swedish Presidency hold a one-day conference "The Western Balkans: Overcoming the economic crisis, from regional cooperation to EU membership".
Friday, December 18 – Sarajevo: Bosnia’s biggest insurer, Sarajevo Osiguranje, holds a shareholders' meeting (1000 GMT).
Wednesday, December 23 – Ugljevik: Bosnian coal mining and energy complex RiTE Ugljevik holds a shareholders’ meeting (1100 GMT).
Saturday, December 26 - Sarajevo: Bosnian dairy Milkos holds a shareholders’ meeting (1300 GMT).
Friday, January 1 - New Year’s Day; public and market holiday.
Monday, January 4 - The Banja Luka Stock Exchange will be closed after New Year and prior to Orthodox Christmas holidays.
Tuesday, January 5 - The Banja Luka Stock Exchange will be closed after New Year and prior to Orthodox Christmas holidays.
Wednesday, January 6: Bosnian Serbs celebrate Orthodox Christmas Eve; public holiday in the Serb Republic.
Thursday, January 7 - Bosnian Serbs celebrate Orthodox Christmas; public and market holiday in the Serb Republic (to January 8).
Wednesday, April 14 – Sofia (Bulgaria): The sixth international congress and exhibition for southeast Europe, Energy Efficiency Renewable Energy Sources, organised by Via Expo, opens. (to April 16) (www.viaexpo.com/images/stories/documents/ee_congress/leaflet_eng.pdf