Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Tuesday directed the authorities concerned to pace up the privatization process of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the national flag career.
In a meeting with his Adviser on Aviation Air Marshal (retd) Farhat Hussain, the prime minister emphasized ensuring transparency in the process of privatization.
PM Kakar said privatization of state-owned enterprises was on priority for the government to save the national exchequer from further financial losses.
He said the country’s aviation industry had a high scope of growth through investment.
The prime minister also directed the out-sourcing of airport operations in a bid to ensure improvement of services.
The Aviation Adviser briefed PM Kakar about the matters of the ministry and the reform process.
By Nadeem Faisal Baiga