Privatization of Pakistan International Airlines not on the cards: Azam Saigol

Karachi, October 27, 2016 (PPI-OT):Chairman PIA Mr. Azam Saigol has said that PIA and #8217;s privatization is not on the cards and all rumours in this regard are totally baseless. He said this while talking to President CBA (Collective Bargaining Agent) union of PIA, Mr. Shamim Akmal who called on him and conveyed the apprehensions of PIA employees regarding rumours of privatization.

While talking to him the Chairman said that as per decision of parliament taken earlier this year, the Government of Pakistan would retain at least 51% shares of the airline, in addition to retaining the management control. Mr. Shamim Akmal thanked the Chairman for this clear message and said PIA employees are appreciative of his commitment towards the revival of PIA.

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