ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has secured popular support for its performance in Governance, with reception of positive Approval Ratings in 18 out 28 Governance Indicators.
These public views are part of a Nationwide Public Opinion Poll conducted by PILDAT on Quality of Governance in Pakistan at the completion of the second year of the current Federal and Provincial Governments in office elected through the General Election 2013.
These survey results are the second part from a two-part PILDAT survey covering separately Quality of Democracy and Quality of Governance.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has emerged as the clear front-runner with positive evaluation on 18 out of 28 Governance Indicators, followed by the Government of Punjab, positively evaluated on 8 out of 28 Governance Indicators, Government of Sindh and Balochistan, both positively evaluated on only 2 out of 28 Governance Indicators, by the respondents resident in the respective provinces.
However, with reference to nationwide public opinion on the overall popularity of the Provincial Governments, the Punjab Government garners the highest Approval Rating at 76%, followed by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at 38%, Government of Sindh at 30% and the Balochistan Government at 28%.
Results show that the performance of the Provincial Chief Ministers closely follows the performance of the Provincial Governments as well.
The detailed Provincial scores for Governance Indicators can be seen in Table. – Samaa