ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to contest the presidential poll scheduled to be held on 4th of next month with full vigour. It was decided at a meeting of the senior party leadership in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
The senior PTI leadership mulled over devising a comprehensive strategy to achieve success in the election.
Later, talking to newspersons in Bani Gala, Islamabad, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said PTI is apparently facing no hurdle to get elected its candidate as President of Pakistan.
The minister said PTI enjoys the support of all of its allied parties, including Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q), Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA).
He said the name of Dr Arif Alvi is final from PTI for election to the slot of President.
Tomorrow last day for submission of nomination papers for presidential election
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has asked the contestants of the presidential election to submit their nomination papers to presiding officers by Monday.
The candidates can file their nomination papers with presiding officers in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta up to 12 noon.
The chief election commissioner will conduct the scrutiny of nomination papers in Islamabad on Wednesday at 10:00 am.
Polling for election to the president will be held on 4th of next month and members of the Senate, National Assembly and four provincial assemblies will cast their votes.