Dar reiterates govt’s resolve to proceed privatization process


Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Saturday expressed resolve of the government to proceed further for the privatization of loss-making entities.

He also impressed upon the Privatization Commission to frame up modalities to overcome bottlenecks hampering the smooth expeditious privatization. He further extended his full support and cooperation.

He was chairing a meeting with Federal Minister for Privatization/ Chairman Privatization Commission Abid Hussain Bhayo on privatization programme here at the Finance Division.

SAPM on Finance Tariq Bajwa, SAPM on Revenue Tariq Pasha, Secretary Finance, Secretary Privatization and senior officers attended the meeting.

The meeting reviewed the privatization programme of the state-owned entities, and discussed various issues impeding the progress of privatization and bottlenecks in the privatization process of NPPMCL and other entities.

The chair was also apprised of the issues related to completion of privatization of PTCL.—APP

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