SZABIST Seminar on Privatization in Pakistan: Myths and Realities

SZABIST Seminar on "Privatization in Pakistan: Myths and Realities"

SZABIST Social Sciences Department hosted a seminar on "Privatization in Pakistan: Myths and Realities" on September 30, 2013. Speakers for the session were Dr. Zafar Shaheed, D.G, ILO, Geneva and Dr. Kaiser Bengali, Eminent Economist. The event was attended by Dr. Amanat Ali Jalabni Vice President Academics, Dr. Riaz Ahmed Shaikh Head of Social Sciences Department, students, faculty, staff and media personnel.

Dr. Riaz, in his welcome speech, thanked the speakers and stated that, "We must look into the discussion regarding the objectives of privatization".

Speakers, Dr. Zafar Shaheed and Dr. Kaiser Bengali, briefly spoke about the definition of an enterprise and emphasized on the need for a proper privatization policy for the benefit of the country. Moreover, they also elaborated on the reasons adopted for privatization by various governments.