Chunks of Italy's post office, air agency up for sale
Italian cabinet approvals sale of parts of companies24 January, 19:21
A similar-sized share will be offered in Enav, the Italian air traffic control company.
Economy Minister Fabrizio Saccomanni has said that a larger share of the postal service might be sold later.
Poste Italiane is a public company but is controlled by the Italian government with the sole shareholder being the economy ministry.
It offers both postal and financial services.
The government has also been discussing the sale of shares of numerous other holdings including energy company Eni.