According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, 9 in 10 Pakistanis support FATA’s merger into KPK; 57% in KPK opine that the federal cabinet’s decision is very good.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces, “Recently, the federal cabinet has approved the merger FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (transition period of 5 years). Please tell in your opinion, to what extent is this decision good or bad?” In response to this question, 50% said the merger of FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a very good decision, 40% said somewhat good, 8% said somewhat bad and 2% said very bad.
Public Opinion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:
In KPK, 57% said the merger of FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a very good decision, 34% said somewhat good, 5% said somewhat bad and 4% said very bad.