Arif Alvi is PTI’s presidential candidate

Aug 19, 2018

Islamabad:Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is also chairman

of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party(PTI), has on Saturday announced to nominate

Arif Alvi as the party’s candidate for the office of the President of the country,

Information Minister-designate Fawad Chaudhry said.

Pakistan will hold presidential elections on September 4 to elect President Mamnoon

Hussain’s successor at the end of his five-year-tenure. Hussain was the nominee of

former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Pakistan’s President is elected by the members of the National Assembly or the lower

house of Pakistan’s parliament, senate and the four provincial assemblies.

Arif Alvi, a senior politician and currently the member of the National Assembly or

lower house of the parliament, is considered as the close confidant of Imran Khan.

He is a founding member of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and was the Secretary-General of the

party from 2006 till 2013.
(IANS)

Congress is in grip of ‘Urban Naxals’: PM Modi

Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Congress is in the "grip" of “Urban Naxals” and is “trapped” in the “clutches” of Leftists. “Those who are leaving Congress...

Congress made the nation hollow, now country punishing party for its sins: PM Modi says in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the people of the country are punishing the grand old party for its sins...

Mayawati accuses MP of betrayal, stresses BSP will work to stop oppression of Muslims

Amroha (UP): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati, on Sunday, accused sitting MP Danish Ali who after being suspended from BSP, is now contesting on a Congress ticket, of betraying...

14 Palestinians killed in ongoing Israeli operation in West Bank

Ramallah: At least 14 Palestinians have been killed during an ongoing Israeli military operation for the third consecutive day in the city of Tulkarm and the refugee camp in the...

Israel PM denounces US plan to sanction IDF unit

Tel Aviv: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denounced the move by the US government to issue sanctions to the Netzah Yehuda battalion of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The...

There is a conspiracy to kill CM Kejriwal in prison: Delhi Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj

New Delhi: Following the row over the health of incarcerated Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the AAP on Sunday alleged that there is a conspiracy to kill the CM in...

Foundations of India stand at threshold of ‘destruction’: Priyanka Gandhi

Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday said that the foundations of the country stand at the threshold of "destruction" under the BJP government. “Our country...

Delhi court reserves order on Sisodia’s regular bail pleas; he withdraws interim plea to campaign for LS polls

New Delhi: AAP leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, on Saturday withdrew his interim bail application to campaign for his party for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls...

Bengal school job case verdict by Calcutta HC Bench on Monday

Kolkata: A Special Division Bench of Calcutta High Court will pronounce its verdict in the case related to irregularities in recruitment of teaching and non-teaching staff in government schools by...

At Nanded, PM Modi takes on Cong for 1984 riots; highlights his govt’s relationship with Sikh community

Nanded: As he highlighted several significant initiatives that his government has taken for the welfare of Sikhs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday slammed the Congress, saying that the party...

Congress party’s ‘Yuvraj’ will contest from one more seat: PM Modi

Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Congress party’s ‘Yuvraj’ will contest from one more seat. Referring to Rahul Gandhi, PM Modi said this while speaking to Asianet...

UN chief calls for end to cycle of retaliation in Middle East

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an end to "stop the dangerous cycle of retaliation in the Middle East," said his Spokesman. "The Secretary-General reiterates that it...

Read Previous

8.2-magnitude quake strikes off Fiji

Read Next

Bomb that killed children in Yemen was supplied by US

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com