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Advocates Say Privatisation Will Create Jobs, Generate Growth

Ljubljana, 7 February - Several businessmen and economists stood up for privatisation at a debate Saturday held just an hour before leftist groups staged an anti-privatisation rally. The advocates said privatisation would create new jobs and sever ties between business and politics.

Ljubljana
Ljubljana Faculty of Economics professor Igor Masten attends debate in support of the sale of state-owned firms.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Businessman Igor Akrapovič argues in favour of privatisation as libertarian, conservative groups hold debate in support of the sale of state-owned firms.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Žiga Turk, former education minister, attends debate in support of the sale of state-owned firms.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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