Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (C) along with chief ministers of the four provinces (L-R) Balochistan’s Abdul Malik, Sindh’s Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, PM, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Pervez Khattak and Punjab’s Shahbaz Sharif (Press Information Department Released Picture)
Islamabad (Monday, February 10, 2014) – Council of Common Interest (CCI) on Monday decided to expedite transfer of properties to Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited so that revenue of US $ 800 million is released.
CCI meeting was chaired by prime minister Nawaz Sharif himself in the PM House, the 25th CCI was attended by chief ministers of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Finance Minister of Pakistan Mr. Ishaq Daar was also present on this occasion. Some days before Mr. Daar visited UAE (Dubai) and demanded 800 million dollars from Etisalat company. Etisalat is UAE public sector organization. This is remaining price of PTCL privatization (26% shares), sold in 2006 to Etisalat.