İYİ Party leader criticizes gov’t over privatization moves

İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener on July 7 criticized the transformation of the Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation's (MKE) weapons factory into a joint-stock company and the inclusion of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEİAŞ) in the scope of privatization.

Burning privatization issues

The government is facing hard legislative and executive work ahead to complete the privatization projects that have been ongoing for a long time and to proceed with others that have run into problems. At the same time, it will take an extra push to start other projects concerning the privatization of state assets that have not been utilized.

OASA, ELTA and ETAD pose threat to streamlining project

The coronavirus pandemic has created major uncertainties in the project for streamlining the state corporations controlled by the Hellenic Company of Assets and Participations (EESYP) and in the privatizations program of state asset utilization fund TAIPED, according to a European Commission report released on Wednesday.