CM for youth empowerment

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that 60 per cent population of the country comprises youth and their empowerment can lead to strengthening of national economy and changing the destiny of the nation. He was talking to Assembly Members of various districts, on Sunday. He said ...

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