Cabinet meeting discusses privatization of steel mill
Finance adviser Hafeez Sheikh lashes out at Asad Umar over privatization issue, the internal story of cabinet meeting comes to light.
ISLAMABAD (VULearnings.com) – The cabinet meeting on the issue of privatization of steel mills remained hot. During the meeting, Finance Advisor Hafeez Sheikh lashed out at Asad Umar over the issue of privatization. The internal story of the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding the denial of steel mills has come to light. According to sources, hot weather was observed during the meeting.
Finance adviser Hafeez Sheikh lashed out at Asad Omar over privatization. Hafeez Sheikh said that wrong briefing was given about the companies interested in privatization; the official documents do not mention the assurance from these companies. Hafeez Sheikh added that when the privatization process begins, many facts will come to light.
According to sources, when Hafeez Sheikh made remarks about Asad Umar, Prime Minister Imran Khan listened quietly and did not respond.
On the other hand, sources said that the federal cabinet has postponed the privatization of the steel mill. According to the decision of the ECC, 9350 employees of the steel mill were to be laid off, but the cabinet did not approve the decisions of the ECC. According to media reports, the federal cabinet has postponed the privatization of the steel mill. The federal cabinet did not ratify the ECC’s decisions.
The ECC had decided on June 3 to lay off steel mill employees under the Golden Handshake. According to the ECC decision, 9350 employees of the steel mill were to be laid off. But the federal cabinet decided not to approve the ECC’s decisions. Pakistan Steel has postponed the decision to dismiss or retain 9350 employees. A meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
It reviewed the country’s political, economic, security, Corona epidemic situation, and budget preparations. Chairman Abandoned Waqf Property briefed the Cabinet on the reforms of the institution. The Federal Cabinet of the Establishment Division was briefed on the performance of the contract. Similarly, the Prime Minister directed strict action against the perpetrators of the petrol crisis.