As Pakistan gets ready to vote on 25 July, politicians have started campaigning and addressing crucial social, political and economic issues affecting the country.
Even as leaders engage in mudslinging and lash out at each other over remarks or controversies, a lot of issues will be highlighted in the Pakistan election campaign, ranging from the state of the economy to the dangerous trend of threatening and attacking journalists. Here are some of the most important issues for the Pakistan election:
The issue of corruption may just be the most important election issue this time. Most prominent Pakistani politicians are either talking about ending corruption or are involved in corruption-related controversies themselves.
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have already been jailed in one of the four corruption cases while three other cases are pending against the father-daughter duo and other members of the Sharif family. The National Accountability