Pakistan, Islamabad News – PTI announced the manifesto for the general election in Pakistan 2013 on Tuesday. The ceremony was attended by party chief Imran Khan, Dr Shireen Mazari, Firdous Shamim Naqvi and other party leaders.
Chief of PTI told that every promise he had made and had conducted intra-party polls and awarded party tickets to the youth in this regard, adding that he would not make any promises which could not be fulfilled.
Revealing the party’s manifesto, Khan announced that local body elections would be held within 90 days of PTI’s election into power. He vowed to eliminate corruption from the country, adding that he would not form any kind of a coalition government.
He was of the view the parliamentarians’ job was to make policies and not to carry out development projects. The PTI chief said his government would legislate on policy and the local government would carry out development work. He further said that if his party was elected into power the entire country would be de-weaponised, with first priority accorded to Karachi.
The manifesto also emphasised on the prevailing energy crisis in the country and pledged an end to electricity load-shedding from the country within three years’ time.
It further said that the public at large would be empowered and that the provincial governor and chief minister houses would be converted into libraries and educational institutes.