Minister lists govt’s initiatives for boosting textile exports

LAHORE - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervez Rashid has said the present government has put the economy on the right track through industry friendly policies. He was addressing the ceremony held here on Saturday to inaugurate the 16th Textile Asia 2016 Exhibition at Expo ...

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