National Assembly Standing Committee on privatization has sought a comprehensive briefing from the Ministry regarding PTCL’s privatization, reported Radio Pakistan.

The committee went into session in Islamabad on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Syed Imran Ahmad Shah.

The committee has recommended referring to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) the issue of recovery of outstanding amounts against defaulter companies.

NAB would also identify and proceed against those responsible for fiscal deficit and destabilization of the Pakistan Steel Mills, Karachi.