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Vast majority of Pakistanis think PM Imran is better premier than predecessors: survey

Khaleej Times a UAE-based magazine's survey says that a vast majority (93.2%) of Pakistanis perceive Imran Khan to be a better prime minister than predecessors.

A vast majority of Pakistanis (93.2%) consider Prime Minister Imran Khan a better prime minister than his predecessors.

The governments for the last 15 years were compared in the survey conducted by a Dubai-based Khaleej Magazine on Twitter reported the Associate Press Pakistan (APP).

Khaleej Times survey implies a majority of Pakistanis support Imran Khan

The survey asked who was/is the better Prime Minister of Pakistan in the last 15 years? and the choices were Imran Khan, Nawaz Sharif/Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Yusuf Raza Gilani/Raja Pervez Ashraf, and Shaukat Aziz.

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“Out of 16,041 voters, 93.2% says Imran Khan is a better PM as compared to the previous PMs,” according to results of the survey posted by Khaleej Magazine on its twitter account.

The final results of the online survey showed Nawaz Sharif/Shahid Khaqan Abbasi securing 4.7% votes followed by Shaukat Aziz 1.3% and Yusuf Raza Gilani/Raja Pervez Ashraf 0.8%. The Khaleej times survey implied that a majority of Pakistanis perceive PM Imran Khan’s performance to better than predecessors.

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, Nearly 2 in 3 (65%) Pakistanis are satisfied (very/somewhat) with the initiatives taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government to tackle Coronavirus.

A majority of Pakistanis satisfied with the Government’s COVID-19 response

A majority of the country’s population also cited satisfaction with the government’s pandemic response. The smart lockdowns the Prime Minister himself in the UNGA has said had provided a catered solution for the country.

Whereas a complete lockdown would’ve spelled disaster for the economy as well as not helped in curbing the spread of the virus.

A representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the initiatives taken by PM Imran Khan’s government for protection against the deadly effects of Coronavirus?”In response, 32% were very satisfied, 33% were somewhat satisfied, 14% were somewhat dissatisfied, 19% were very dissatisfied and 3% did not know or did not respond.

 25% of urban respondents reported being very satisfied while 14% reported being very dissatisfied. A higher proportion of rural respondents were both very satisfied (35%) and very dissatisfied (22%) with the government’s initiatives to prevent Coronavirus.

GVS News Desk