The promise: Peshawar: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had announced the establishment of an international airport in Bannu, a gateway to the volatile North Waziristan tribal region, alongside other development projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) last year. Background: On May 2nd, while speaking to a cheering crowd at a public gathering in Bannu, the beleaguered prime …

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Promise Pakistan People’s Party, in its manifesto for Election 2013, had promised that once in power it will eliminate parallel justice system in the country and reform law enforcement agencies to ensure that violence against women is curtailed. Background:  Jirga, the council of elders, referred to in Punjab as Panchayat and in Sindh as Faislo, …

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Promise Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), in its manifesto for Election 2013, had promised that it would increase the state’s pending on health to 5 percent of the consolidated government spending by the end of next term (the tenure of the federal and provincial governments will be over before May 20160. Background  In Election 2013, the …

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Promise The Pakistan Peoples Party had promised during 2013 election campaign that once in power it would provide clean drinking water and ensure that the sewage system functions at the optimal level. Although PPP failed to win enough seats to form a national government, we have tracked this promise in Sindh where the party has …

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  The Promise Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) promised through its manifesto in 2013 that when in power it would bring down the population growth rate to 1.6 percent. Background Pakistan is the 6th most populous country in the world with an estimated current population of 191.71 million and growth rate of 1.92 percent. According to …

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Promise During election 2013, PPP promised women that their job quota in public entities would be increased by 20 percentage point.  This promise was made with the women of the entire country.  After the 2013 election, PPP could not make government anywhere in the country except in Sindh. It could have been much easier to …

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Promise In its 2013 manifesto, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) pledged to eradicate polio completely from the country by 2016.  After the 2013 elections, the PPP could not form a government in any province except Sindh. With the passage of 18th Amendment in 2010, the health sector was devolved to the provinces. So far, PPP has …

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The Promise Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promised in February 2012 that when in power his party would enact legislation on missing persons.  He had also promised that when in power they would recover all the missing persons. Background During the last tenure of PPP government, voices coming from almost all quarters spoke against forced disappearances …

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