PROMISE: Incumbent Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had promised to fulfill all demands of the people of Hazara region, including creation of a separate province for them and initiating mega development projects, if he comes to power. BACKGROUND: In May 2013 while canvassing during his whirlwind tours, Sharif had told public meetings in Haripur, Abbottabad, Swabi

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Promise: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government, on various occasion, promised provision of clean drinking water to every district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Background: Each year, the provincial government allocates a budget in its Annual Development Programme (ADP) to make damaged water supply and sanitation schemes functional but opposition lawmakers and locals complain that the issue

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Promise: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, while reiterating the pledge made by his government, said that it is high time for them to explore and utilize the rich natural resources of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) for the benefit of the people. Background: Addressing the launching ceremony of the very first Mineral Policy of his government, the chief

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Promise: The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) led government had plans to construct Jabba Dam under the Peshawar Greater Water Supply Scheme (PGWSS) to ensure provision of clean drinking water to the residents of the provincial metropolis, Peshawar, and parts of adjacent Khyber Agency.   Background: Last year, the Jabba Dam was included in the Annual Development

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Promise: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan had pledged that his party wanted to eradicate poverty. Background: This was stated by Khan while speaking at a public gathering organised by the PTI here to celebrate Diwali back in November 2015. “For us Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a test-case where we will prove that we can provide

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Promise: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan vowed that his party would adopt effective measures for better education of girls in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province. Background: Addressing a conference in January 2014, Khan had said that weak women couldn’t be able to get their rights; hence education is very necessary for them. “We have to

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Promise: Islamabad: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) its claimed in their manifesto that Chief Minister Pervez Khattak would stay at his own house to promote austerity but the ground realities indicate a different picture. Background: The PTI, in its election manifesto, had said that the chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would stay at his own house to

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Promise: While canvassing for the election, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, had promised a 50 percent reduction in government expenditures but unfortunately, it is the PTI that has the biggest provincial cabinet. Background: During the 2013 election campaign, the PTI had vowed to introduce several measures, including a 50% reduction in government expenditures. However,

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Promise: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan had declared war against the timber mafia in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, promising to ensure the provision of a hazard-free environment for the people of the province and country. Background: Speaking at a press conference at Hazara University in February last year, Khan had said: “Today, I declare war against

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Promise: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan had said that his government would establish 10 man-made forests like Changa Manga in various parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Changa Manga is one of the largest man-made forests in the world, which is located in the Punjab province. Background: In his speech to a large gathering at Garhi

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