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Govt to form task force to facilitate investment: Tofail By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 18th January, 2017, 00:00

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday said the government will form a task force to facilitate trade, commerce and investment.   The task force will comprise representatives from Ministry of…

Govt to form task force to 
facilitate investment: Tofail

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