According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 84% Pakistanis claim to have heard or read about the Karachi operation; 76% are satisfied with the results of the operation.
A nationally representative sample of adult men and women, from across the four provinces was asked, “Recently, the present government initiated operations in different areas of Karachi to combat crime, terrorism and extortion. Did you read/hear anything about this?” In response to this question, 84% respondents said they have heard or read about this, while 12% respondents have not, and 4% did not respond.
Respondents were further asked, “Some people are satisfied with the results of the operations conducted in Karachi and some are unsatisfied. How satisfied or unsatisfied are you with the Karachi operations?” In response to this question, 39% respondents said that they are very satisfied with the results of the Karachi operation, 37% are somewhat satisfied with the results, 12% are neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, 3% are dissatisfied, while 2% are very dissatisfied, and 7% did not respond.