Revival of Pakistan Steel Mills a top priority: PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the revival of Pakistan Steel Mills is the top priority of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.

While chairing a meeting held in Islamabad on Friday to review various options and efforts being made for the revival of Pakistan Steel Mills, the prime minister said that the government is making every possible effort to revive the state-owned entity and making it a profitable organization.

The prime minister said that efforts are being made to end burden on national exchequer by reviving the Mills so that it can play its role in the progress and development of the Country.

Imran Khan said that the past governments have committed a great cruelty against the nation by not reviving this lossmaking entity, which had become an additional burden for years.

In the meeting, the prime minister was apprised that Chinese and Russian Companies have shown interest in reviving the Pakistan Steel Mills and several proposals are under consideration in this regard.

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The meeting was attended by the Prime Minister’s Advisor for Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, the Federal Minister for Privatization Muhammad Mian Soomro, the Chairman of the Pakistan Steel Mills Board of Directors Amir Mumtaz and other senior officials.