Committee formed to suggest on mechanism for outsourcing airports: Asad

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar yesterday said that a committee is being formed to suggest on the mechanism to be adopted for outsourcing airports in the country.

The committee will look into the mechanism of outsourcing and would suggest on the matter, he said while talking media.

Asad Umar said that although Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is responsible for regulating and operating the airports, however, these two operations would be separated within two months.

The committee would give its suggestions to separate operations and regulatory authority of the CAA, he said while informing that some Qatari companies have expressed their interest to invest in the Pakistani airports.

The investment process will be transparent and no agreements will be made behind the closed doors, assured Asad Umar. Speaking on budget recommendations, the federal minister said that the finance ministry was involved in the process as final date for unveiling federal budget would be announced after Eid. —Agencies

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