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Enact structural reform to establish National Commission on Minorities

The move, the party said, will later be "followed by provincial commissions/departments".
Published October 29, 2018

The PTI, in its manifesto, writes that it "will enact structural reform to establish a legally empowered, well-resourced and independent National Commission on Minorities, followed by provincial commissions/departments".

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018


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