PPP nominates Aitzaz Ahsan for president

19 Aug, 2018 8:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Peoples’ Party on Sunday nominated Aitzaz Ahsan as its candidate for President of Pakistan.

However, Prime Minister Imran Khan nominated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Arif Alvi for the presidential membership. Former president Asif Ali Zardari met with the Aitzaz Ahsan.

During the meeting, the matter related presidential election was discussed. They reviewed the policy about election. Zardari gave task to Khursheed Shah and Qamar Zaman Kaira for contacting with the other parties.

On Thursday, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced that the presidential election will be held on September 4.

According to the schedule issued by the electoral body, nomination papers for the presidential polls can be filed with the presiding officers in Islamabad and the four provinces by 12pm on August 27. Scrutiny of the nomination papers will be conducted on August 29.

Candidature can be withdrawn by 12 noon on August 30. The list of validated candidates will be published the same day at 1pm.

Voting for the presidential election will be held in the National Assembly and the four provincial assemblies from 10am to 4pm on September 4.

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