PIA bill postponed for three weeks

01:35 PM | 22 Mar, 2016
PIA bill postponed for three weeks
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The federal government has agreed to postpone the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) bill for another three weeks after successful talks with the opposition parties.

Minister-In-Charge of the Cabinet Secretariat was expected to move a bill during the Tuesday’s joint Parliament session.

The federal government has formed a 10-member committee on the matter.

The bill is being introduced to provide for setting up of the Pakistan International Airlines Corporation into a public limited company (The Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (Conversion) Bill, 2016), as passed by the National Assembly and rejected by the Senate, be taken into consideration at once under clause (3) of Article 70 of the Constitution.