Pakistan: Imran Khan's PTI nominates Arif Alvi as presidential candidate

WION Web Team
Islamabad, Pakistan Published: Aug 18, 2018, 07:55 PM(IST)

Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) celebrate along the road in Karachi as early leads indicated a big win for Imran Khan. Photograph:( Reuters )

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday nominated Arif Alvi as their presidential candidate.

PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry tweeted, "PTI has nominated Dr Arif Alvi as its candidate for President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan."

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The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday announced that the presidential elections will be held on September 4 in the National Assembly and the four provincial assemblies, reported Geo TV.

Also watch: Imran Khan takes oath as Pakistan's 22nd Prime Minister in Islamabad    

Arif Alvi is one of the founding members of PTI. He won from NA-247, Karachi constituency in the recently-concluded general elections.

PTI chairman Imran Khan took oath as the 22nd Prime Minister of the country today.

The PTI emerged as the single largest party with 116 seats in the July 25 general elections.

(With inputs from ANI)

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