ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples’ Party on Wednesday strongly opposed the government’s plan to privatize national flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).
Talking to journalists in Islamabad, Senator Raza Rabbani said that planes of the national airline fly all over Pakistan and who would control them after the privatization.
Rabbani urged that state institutions having strategic importance should not be sold.
The senior PPP leader also opposed the proposed privatization and golden hand shake scheme for employees.
To a question about IMF, he said that IMF interfered in the country’s internal affairs by approving USD6.8 billion.
He said the government was awarding those who financed their election campaign.