The Promise   Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), on page 73 of its election manifesto in 2013, promised to reduce the pending backlog of court cases at every level, and provide justice at the immediate local level. “To accelerate disposal of cases, procedures will be greatly simplified. In particular, legislation will be enacted to provide that: (a)

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The Promise On December 24, 2014 after a 10-hour meeting in the aftermath of Army Public School carnage in Peshawar where more than 147 lives were lost, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, addressed the nation announcing a crackdown on hate-speech, and vowing serious action against responsible newspapers and magazines. Sharif added that financial sources of terrorists

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The Promise PML-N on page 81 of its election manifesto promised that it would ensure that the formulation and determination of the nation’s foreign policy remain the sole preserve of its elected representatives, while the implementation and execution shall be assigned to relevant departments and agencies by the Federal Cabinet. Background Pakistan’s strong military has

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The promise PML-N promised in its elections manifesto for 2013 elections that they will ensure the national census is carried out as early as possible. Background Under the constitution of Pakistan, the government is to conduct a census every 10 years, but it has been frequently skipped and the 2008 census is long overdue. The

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The Promise: Addressing public rallies in Muzaffargarh and Multan districts of Punjab before elections on May 4, 2013, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had promised that Multan would also get a Metro Bus Project. Background: PML-N Punjab Government in 2012 started Pakistan’s first-ever metro bus project in Lahore. The PML-N leaders highly promoted the idea during

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The Statement: While addressing a large gathering at Adda Plot near the Sharifs’ residence in Jati Umra on the 30th of September, 2016, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman, Imran Khan, said that Rs 8 billion had been spent on personal security of the Sharifs, while Rs 600 million was used to construct the walls of the ‘Raiwind Palace’, personal residence of

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