PM orders formation of committee to turn around PIA

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday directed that a committee be constituted to undertake detailed study of the proposed business plan and to fine-tune the proposed strategy in order to make the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) a profitable venture.

Chairing a meeting of the federal cabinet, he also received a detailed briefing on the PIA affairs. Besides scheduled agenda, the law minister briefed the cabinet about the meetings of the National Assembly speaker with the parliamentary leaders of political parties to discuss and resolve issues related to Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 (reallocation of National Assembly seats in the light of Census 2017).

That MOS for information appreciated the efforts and role of the speaker in getting together all the political parties and allies in the parliament and leading the entire consultation. Furthermore, the ministry also appreciated the hard work put in by the law minister in this regard.