Lek Plans to Propose Dividend Payments at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders

24. 5. 2001

Ljubljana, May 24 – At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Lek d.d. (Lek) discussed the agenda for the Fourteenth Annual Meeting of Shareholders. It was decided that the annual meeting would take place at Lek’s headquarters on July 3rd. At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board was also briefed on Lek’s ongoing business operations.

Based on Lek’s business results for the year 2000, Lek plans to offer a proposal for a gross dividend payment of SIT 950 per common share at this year’s shareholders’ meeting.

Lek notifies its shareholders that the Annual Report 2000 will be available from Friday, May 25th on, at Lek’s headquarters on Verovškova 57, Ljubljana, as well as on Lek’s web page www.lek.si.