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Promise Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made a promise before General Elections 2013 that his party would strive to eventually provide a house to each Pakistani family through a public-private partnership. He made this promise at a press conference for the unveiling of his party’s Manifesto 2013. Background The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, under its 1996 United …

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  The Promise The interior of Sindh Province has been a powerful political front for the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). In order to bag maximum votes from the region, PPP tried to do its best. During its 2013 Elections campaign, Manzoor Wassan, the former home minister of Sindh and a  candidate for the National Assembly, …

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Statement Pakistan’s chief nuclear scientist and chairman of Tehreek-e-Tahafuz-e-Pakistan (Movement for the Protection of Pakistan), Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, said in a statement that the “United States of America is responsible for the worst law and order situation of Karachi.” Background Karachi is one of the most important cities and an economic hub of Pakistan. …

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  Promise Pakistan’s former ruling party, the Pakistan Peoples Party  (PPP), promised on page 5 of its manifesto 2013 that while strengthening the rule of law, coordinated, comprehensive strategies would be devised to ‘Protect the People of Pakistan’. It was further promised that more investment would be made in the police forces, counter-terrorism forces and …

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      Statement While speaking on the floor of Sindh Assembly, the provincial Information Minister, Sharjeel Memon said the “Judiciary is too afraid to rule against culprits”. Background Those sort of burning statements usually come from the leaders and workers of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) due to the fact that, during its past tenure, …

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