Pakistan survey: Army the most trustworthy institution

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Islamabad, Oct 21: The Army in Pakistan has become the most trustworthy institution while Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been chosen as most popular political leader in the country.

This has been revealed in a survey carried out by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat).
Both Army and prime minister have got an approval rating of 75 per cent while Supreme and High Courts of Pakistan earned a strong approval rating of 63 per cent, reported Dawn online.

Pak army most trustworthy institution

The print and electronic media 55pc and 54pc respectively, the National Assembly was characteristic of an approval rating of 49pc, followed by the civil courts at 43pc and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was able to earn an approval rating of 37pc.

Pildat officials spoke to 3,231 citizens from rural and urban areas from all the four provinces in Pakistan.

Among political parties, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has emerged as winner with approval rating of 70 percent while the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) emerged as the most negatively rated political party in the country with an approval rating 14pc.

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The results have been released from a two-part survey covering separately the quality of governance and democracy. It was first conducted after completion of the first year of the national and provincial assemblies and the government in office in May 2014.

The nationwide poll was conducted again from June 2 to 12, 2015, following the completion of the second year of the assemblies and the government.

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