Press agenda on March 3

 Here are the main topics World Bulletin’s English Desk plans to cover Friday, March 3, 2017

Press agenda on March 3

World Bulletin / News Desk

TURKEY

ISTANBUL - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address National Cultural Council and Turkish Green Crescent Phoenix Award Ceremony.

ISTANBUL - Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to attend Turkish Green Crescent Phoenix Award Ceremony.

ANKARA - Yildirim to receive Hungarian Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Peter Szijjarto and delegation from Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD) separately at Cankaya Palace. Yildirim to attend rallies in cities of Bartin and Sinop as part of Yes campaign for constitutional changes referendum. 

ANKARA - Science, Industry and Technology Minister Faruk Ozlu to take part in Turkey-Hungary Joint Economic Commission meeting.

ANKARA - Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) to announce inflation rate for February 2017.

ANKARA - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to meet Hungary's Szijjarto.

ANKARA - Following second and final day of 4th International Symposium on Ombudsman Institutions. Set to attend are Constitutional Court President Zuhtu Arslan, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus, Family and Social Policy Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya, and Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu.

 

PAKISTAN

In Pakistan, ex-coup general gets to host TV show

KARACHI (AA) - Former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf, now living in self-imposed exile abroad, supposedly too ill to face court cases inside Pakistan, sparks yet another controversy by resurfacing as talk show TV host from Dubai.  

ISLAMABAD / ANKARA (AA) - Economic relations between Turkey and Pakistan to enter new era with free trade agreement expected to be signed this year.    

 

GREECE 

ATHENS - Following third and final day of transportation strike in Greek capital.

ATHENS - Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to meet French Economy, Finance and Industry Minister Michel Sapin in Athens.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON - Northern Ireland Assembly election vote count begins, results expected.
 

TUNISIA

TUNIS - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on official visit to Tunisia​.

 

ZAMBIA

LUSAKA - Opposition United Progressive Party head Savior Chishimba holding press conference to respond to corruption allegations. 

 

MYANMAR

YANGON - International rights groups call on UN Human Rights Council to establish international inquiry into alleged abuses against Rohingya in western Rakhine State.

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