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change from governmental to private control or ownership

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Practically, I have no knowledge that any move is being made to privatise the national airline and do not see any process to privatise the PIA, as the privatisation process may take 3 to 5 years," said Mehtab.
The government had again planned to divide, close and privatise power houses and power distribution companies of the country, he said and recalled that the CBA union with the force of labour had already prevented privatisation of the institution twice.
It's utter madness to privatise an organisation which is totally self-financing and makes a surplus.
HSBC Holdings (LSE: HSBA) is to help Kuwait privatise its stock exchange.
Her proposa l to force Scottish councils to privatise services is ideologically driven and, frankly, anti-Scottish.
A sense of urgency to privatise Petkim came after the signing of the customs union agreement with the EU, which took effect on Jan.
Bahrain also plans to privatise other public services, from hospitals to waste management, as it seeks to diversify its economy from oil and build up a viable private sector and a tax-based economy.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to privatise Vietnam National Petroleum Corporation (Petrolimex).
He also expressed his commitment to privatise all the state-owned industrial units by the end of this year.
Privatisation of the Russia's state-owned telecoms group Svyazinvest is underway as in September 2005 plans to privatise the telecom operator were submitted to the government for approval.
The senate Standing Committee on Privatisation under the chairmanship of Senator Mohsin Aziz has discussed the government's fresh move to privatise the PIA.
MANAMA; A leading Shura Council member yesterday backed plans to privatise the Bahrain Stock Exchange (BSE) and subscribe part of its shares.
Abu Dhabi: Differences between the government and the Federal National Council (FNC) over subsidised rates for Emiratis stopped a draft law to privatise the electricity and water sector in the northern emirates.
LABOUR'S election manifesto was clear: "We have given the Royal Mail greater commercial freedom and have no plans to privatise it.