Country should opt for overhaul of SOEs to make them competitive
PTI govt looks to run SOEs on commercial basis but does not want to lose control
Move aimed at stemming colossal annual losses of over Rs700 billion
Audit of state-run companies will be conducted for past 10 years
PTI govt sets up committee to check SOE losses
Audit initiative is useless; there is also no road map for privatisation of state units
Accumulated debt of 200 public enterprises has now surpassed Rs1 trillion mark
It is, however, not clear how directors of the new holding company will be held accountable
Pakistan has decided it will not evacuate its citizens from China to counter the threat of the fast-spreading corona virus. Do you agree with the decision?
Polls are non-scientific, reflect only the online audience and can be manipulated.
Pakistan is home to millions of refugees from neighbouring countries
We as a nation have been very unlucky in terms of leadership
Officials and environmentalists in Pakistan are annoyed over exclusion from the summit despite Pakistan being ranked as the fifth most vulnerable country with regard to global warming
The Sindh government does not seem to be too eager to prevent the crisis
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