Arif Alvi of PTI Defeats MMA, PPP to Become 13th President of Pakistan

September 04

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Dr Arifur Rehman Alvi has been elected the 13th President of Pakistan, according to provisional results.

The counting of the votes has finished and the tabulation of the results is under way. The Election Commission of Pakistan is scheduled to announce official results tomorrow. However, provisional results have already been announced.

Alvi, according to unofficial results, has edged out PML-N backed chief of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), Fazlur Rehman and senior PPP leader Aitzaz Ahsan in the presidential race by garnering the most number of votes in five of the six leading parliamentary bodies in the country.