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Commissioner Vella in Slovenia for an official visit, 10 – 11 March

(10/03/2016) EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella, will participate at a Citizens' Dialogue with EU Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc in Ljubljana and attend the city's opening ceremony for European Green Capital 2016.

The visit will also serve as an opportunity to visit with Slovenian Minister for Environment and Spatial Planning, Ms Irena Majcen, the municipality of Vhrnika and see from first-hand efforts made to become a "Zero Waste" municipality. Commissioner Vella will also meet representatives of the fisheries sector in Piran, with Slovenian Minister responsible for fisheries, Dejan Židan, in the context of inaugurating the newly renovated fisheries landing facilities at Strunjan.