According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 47% Pakistanis say they have heard or read about the Supreme Court’s decision to stop the privatization of PIA. 4 in 5 Pakistanis (79%) who have heard/read about it, agree with the decision.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “Recently Supreme Court of Pakistan has stopped the government from privatizing the national airline PIA. Have you heard or read about this?” In response to this question, 47% said yes they have heard/ read about it and 36% said no. 17% did not know or wish to respond.
Respondents who answered in affirmative were further asked, “Some people think that the decision made by Supreme Court to stop the privatization of PIA is correct while others think it is incorrect. Please tell what do you think about it?” In response to this question, 79% said it is an absolutely correct decision and 18% said it is an absolutely incorrect decision. 3% did not know or wish to respond.