Sarmaya Pakistan Company: PM Imran Khan takes key decision over 193 state owned sick entities

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Sarmaya Pakistan Company: PM Imran Khan takes key decision over 193 state owned sick entities

ISLAMABAD - Federal Information Minister has said the federal cabinet took decision about the rehabilitation of 193 state-owned enterprises by deciding to incorporate Sarmaya Pakistan Company.

Prime Minister will head the Board of Governors of this company while three ministers will be its members. Top professionals from various fields will be hired to become part of Board of Governors.

It will look into the affairs of all State Owned Enterprises and will give suggestions to cabinet for running these on professional lines.

Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said the cabinet also discussed the case of Afsheen Baksh, a Danish woman of Pakistani descent, whose two daughters were forcibly brought to Pakistan against the ruling of a Danish court. It has been decided that a barrister will do preliminary inquiry and then final decision will be made regarding the minor girls' stay in Pakistan or repatriation to Denmark, as we respect the decisions of foreign courts.

The Minister said the cabinet also decided that all Pakistani prisoners incarcerated abroad will be given legal assistance as looking after their interests is responsibility of the government.

He said the government is also committed to bring Dr. Aaafia Siddiqui back to the country and all necessary efforts will be made in this regard.