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Belgian minister says state should sell shareholding in Proximus

Monday 14 January 2019 | 09:44 CET | News
Belgian telecoms minister Philippe de Backer believes the state should sell its stake in Proximus. The statement was made on TV programme "De Zevende Dag" on 13 January. The Belgian state has a majority share of over 53 percent in Proximus. De Backer believes it is not the government's task to be a company shareholder but to lead a country.

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Companies: Proximus
Countries: Belgium
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