Posts tagged as: promises

Manifesto: BNP-M promises rule of law and education

QUETTA:  Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) announced its election manifesto on Friday promising a network of industries in Balochistan, allocation of 40% of development funds for education, an end to military operations and recovery of missing persons. BNP-M Senior Vice President Dr Jahanzaib Jamaldini and senior leaders Sajjid Tareen Advocate, Saeed Kurd, Malik Naseer Shahwani presented […]

Electioneering: Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan make lucrative promises

QUETTA / ISLAMABAD:  The chiefs of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf continued their election campaigns on Wednesday, pledging to bring prosperity to the communities they were addressing, if voted to power. While Nawaz Sharif promised the business community in Islamabad “golden days that they have been yearning for”, Imran Khan vowed to make […]

Damage control: Government promises Shias extra security

ISLAMABAD:  The government has pledged additional security for the Ahle Tasheeh community which has become a soft target for militants in Balochistan over the last eight months. The belated assurance came from Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Sunday when he told the president of the Jaffria Alliance Pakistan (JAP) that the government had chalked out […]

Electoral rolls: CEC promises free and fair elections

QUETTA:  Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim assured on Wednesday that efforts were being made to make electoral rolls transparent, while urging political parties, civil society and the media to help in the registration of each and every voter. “If electoral lists are clear and transparent, elections will also be free and fair,” […]

Winning back Balochistan: PM woos Baloch youth with promises of jobs

QUETTA: The government is making desperate efforts to win over the people of Balochistan – a cauldron of ethnic and sectarian tensions – and remove their deep scars of alienation. Though, for the better part, the alienation is rooted in decades of ‘deprivation’ among the local Baloch populace, the authorities believe some ‘world powers’ are also […]

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