The government has adopted a privatization plan for 2017-2019

The government has adopted a privatization plan for 2017-2019


Moscow. 2 Feb. The government has adopted a privatization plan for 2017-2019, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak. “Adopted”, – he told, answering an appropriate question.

As explained by a government source who attended the meeting on Thursday the Cabinet discussed issues of privatization of large assets, such as VTB, Russian Railways and “Mail of Russia”. “The Railways, there are certain shares, they are different. The conversation went on VTB. Then on the “Mail of Russia”, but for this it is necessary to adopt a relevant law,” added the source.

Another source in the Cabinet of Ministers confirmed the discussion of the privatisation of major assets. “No additional meetings of the government, just work, the discussion will never end, they continue,” the source said, answering the question whether an additional meeting on the “big” privatization.

He noted that the biggest assets there is always the prospect of privatization, but there are issues. “Of course questions remain in respect of the preferred shares of Russian Railways, in respect of a number of other companies. It is necessary to continue work on the conversion of “Mail of Russia”. The debate will always continue, including in major assets,” concluded the source.

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