The measure includes the removal of seven other state-owned companies from the privatization program. The action was published in an extra edition of the Official Gazette this Thursday, 6
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The President’s Government Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva removed on Thursday, 6th, seven companies from the National Privatization Program (PND) and three from the Investment Partnerships Program (PPI). Among the removed companies are the Mail and the Brazilian Communication Company (EBC).
The measure was published in an extra edition of the official diary of the Union (DOU). As per the Ministry of Communicationsthe action aims to reinforce the role of state-owned companies in offering citizenship and expanding investments.
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The decree was published in an extra edition of the Official Gazette on Thursday, 6th. The council will be composed of representatives of civil society and the government
The bill allowing the privatization of Correios was sent by the Bolsonaro government to Congress in February 2021, with the forecast for the sale of 100% of the assets of the state-owned company. The prediction was that the process would be approved by the first half of 2022. However, after the text was approved in the Chamber of Deputies in August 2021 with 286 votes in favor, 173 against and two abstentions, it was stopped in the Senate.
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