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Promise: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa(KP) government will establish 200 smart schools in places  targeted by bomb blasts, and natural disasters such earthquakes and floods. These claims were made by KP Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education, Muhammad Atif whilst talking to media crews in August, 2016 during his visit to Lakki Marwat district.   Background: Imposing an

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Promise : Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) had promised in their 2013 manifesto to form an independent National Accountability Commission after coming to power. Background: The National Accountability Bureau, the premier accountability agency established to try corrupt government officers and politicians was the brainchild of former President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf.  He had justified his

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Promise: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief, Imran Khan, had promised that his party-led government would build 300 small dams in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and soon there would be no load shedding in the province. Background: Back in April 2014, Khan, while speaking at a gathering in connection of by-election in PK-86 in Khwazakhela district of Swat,

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Promise : In its 2013 manifesto, the Pakistan People’s Party had promised to develop better systems and procedures for disaster management. Background: Until 2005—spanning almost 50 years—the country was satisfied with the ‘readiness’ capacity of its disaster management system to deal with natural calamities and man-made disaster of any magnitude.  In 2005, when 7.6 magnitudes

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Promise: The Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Act, enacted in February 2016, says that Punjab Government will setup protection centers and shelter homes for women, victim of violence. The law provides for establishment of a system for ‘protection, relief and rehabilitation of women against violence’. Background Since 2010, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz government

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Promise Canvassing for 2013 elections, incumbent Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had promised to carve out more provinces such as Southern Punjab and Bahawalpur provinces if he were elected to power. Background Back in December 2012, the premier had said that creation of these small units would help the country flourish. “I am the greatest supporter

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Promise During its election campaign for 2008 general elections, Pakistan People’s Party had pledged to revive student union after coming into power. The promise was part of party’s manifesto as well. Background On February 9, 1984, Ziaul Haq imposed a ban on student union in all the colleges of the country. Apparently, the ban was

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Promise  The Pakistan Muslim League-N had promised in its 2013 manifesto that upon coming to power, it would increase the total share of Pakistan’s export especially in food to become the largest exporter in the region. Background Pakistan is the 27th largest economy in the world. Political instability, corruption, and insignificant infrastructure development have been

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Promise PTI will attract overseas investment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Background Participating in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Investment Roadshow 2015 in Dubai in February last year, Khan had said: “We are setting up investment cells to make things easier for investors.” He had vowed that an office would be set up in the Chief Minister’s Secretariat to

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The promise Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan had formally inaugurated the Social Health Protection Initiative of Sehat Sahulat Program titled “Sehat Insaf Card” Phase 2, an initiative of the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to facilitate poor segment of society with better and easy health facility. Background In August last year, Khan had

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