- A sample of 1000 men, women spread across about 100 districts.
- Gallup Pakistan used phone survey methodology on 22 October.
- 51% believe that Nawaz’s return will help PML-N win the next elections.
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE/KARACHI: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s return to the country after four years of self-imposed exile in London boosted the political fortunes of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), according to a snap poll conducted by Gallup. got to know. Pakistan.
The survey used a scientifically selected sample of 1000 men and women spread across approximately 100 districts in four provinces. news Reported on Monday.
Gallup Pakistan used the phone survey methodology on October 22, 2023, the day after Nawaz’s speech at Minar-e-Pakistan.
The snap poll included eight key findings: First, 75% of adults in the country said they had heard or read about Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan.
Second, almost one in three adults said they heard Nawaz Sharif’s speech at Minar-e-Pakistan, which includes about 40 million men and women from across the country who heard the speech.
Third, 80% of those who heard Nawaz’s speech said they liked the speech, while 12% said they did not like the speech and only 7% said they had mixed feelings.
Fourth, 50% of the respondents said that Nawaz’s return to Pakistan would be good for the country and the countrymen, while 14% said that it would be a bad sign for Pakistan and 18% showed indifference and said that his return would have a negative impact on the lives of the common man. There will be no effect. 18 refrained from commenting on this.
Fifth, 51% believe Nawaz’s return to Pakistan will help PML-N win the next elections, while 22% said it is too early to comment and hence, did not answer the question. Furthermore, 26% believe it will harm the PML-N or make no difference.
Sixth, reconciliation and avoiding confrontation received strong approval from the respondents as 70% agreed that Nawaz should work closely with all political leaders including Imran Khan to take the country forward and avoid confrontation with the PTI chief. Needed
Seventh, almost four in 10 respondents believed that Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan was part of a definitive agreement. A majority of 34% believed they did not know whether a deal had been struck, while 27% disagreed that their arrival was part of some type of deal.
Finally, when asked which leader has the ability to take the country out of the current economic crisis, 30% named Nawaz Sharif, while 22% believed that Imran Khan has the ability to take the country out of the current economic crisis. Has the ability to get out of crisis.
It is important to note that 30% believe that no political leader has the ability to lead the country out of the current economic crisis.
Notably, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto was the third choice, with 4% saying he could lead Pakistan out of the economic crisis. The questions were asked open ended and then the results obtained were compiled.