Prime Minister George Papandreou will leave for Brussels on Thursday to participate in the two-day European Council session.
The prime minister's programme is the following: Thursday June 23: 7:00 p.m. Meeting of heads of state and government with the European Parliament president, 7:45 p.m. family photo and 8:15 p.m. working dinner. Friday June 24: 10:00 a.m. European Council's first working session, 1:00 p.m. Working luncheon, 2:45 p.m. European Council's second working session and 5:15 press conference.

Main opposition New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras is already in Brussels and will participate on Thursday in the meeting of the European People's Party (EPP) leaders.