PR No. 192 Meeting reviews performance of Privatization Commission Islamabad: April 22, 2016

A meeting chaired by Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Friday reviewed the overall working and performance of the Privatization Commission.

Chairman Privatization Commission, Mohammad Zubair gave a short overview of the performance of the Commission during the first nine months of the current fiscal year. The chairman also briefed the meeting about the projects that were in the pipeline including the Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM).

The Finance Minister directed that response of the Sindh Government to Federal Government’s offer for acquiring the PSM may be ascertained on priority so that an appropriate decision in the matter is taken without further delay.

The Finance Minister also directed Chairman Privatization Commission, Finance Secretary and Secretary Privatization Commission to pursue pending issues with M/S Etisalat and hold a meeting with them for early settlement.

Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and Privatization Commission attended the meeting.