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Promise: During the election campaign in 2013, PTI leaders promised to construct a trauma and burn center in Peshawar. Background: When Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government came to power in May 2013, they set the health sector on top of their government priority list. Imran Khan and KP government have several times promised the people that they

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The promise Pakistan Tehrek-i-Insaf (PTI) in its manifesto for general elections 2013 had promised that the party will fix at least five party tickets for Person with Disabilities (PWDs) to contest elections at each level of public representation if voted into power. The Plan The cricketer-turn politician Imran Khan led PTI following the ‘historical’ show

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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 In its 2013 manifesto, the PML-N promised to add a new article to the Constitution to make the ‘Right to Food’ a fundamental right for every citizen.  To implement this plan, the government had envisaged formulating, in consultation with the provincial government, a National Strategy for food and security to achieve an average agricultural

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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: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) promised in its 2013 manifesto to launch behavioural change media campaign to prevent people from contracting infectious diseases. Background: PPP has been in power in Sindh for the past eight years. From 2008 to 2016, there was no local government in place for the simple reason that local body elections

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Promise: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz had promised in its 2013 manifesto that upon coming to power, it would convert at least 50 per cent of the remittances by overseas Pakistanis into investments. Background: Home remittances have dropped significantly over the past year. In February 2017, remittances fell by 7 per cent. For the first eight

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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


Promise The PPP had promised in the 2013 manifesto that they would improve the quality of legal education and training for lawyers.   Background Just like any other discipline, legal education has also been given free reign to grow. While a burgeoning legal community is something to be proud of, however, sans quality the end