Dutch government keen to retain control of KPN

7 Feb 2003

The Dutch government has confirmed that it does not intend to relinquish is ‘golden shares’ in national PTO KPN Telecom, contradicting earlier reports that it was willing to sell. Earlier this week the European Commission contacted the government requesting that it offload its golden shares in KPN and post and logistics group TPG. The matter will be debated in parliament next week.