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Dr Arif Alvi elected as Pakistan’s 13th President

PTI candidate baggage 353 ballots, joint Opp’s candidate Fazlur Rehman receives 185 votes while PPP’s Aitzaz Ahsan’s tally stands at 124

–Dr Alvi says ‘from nowadays i’m no longer just a president that was nominated via PTI however i am the president of the entire country and all parties’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Dr Arif Alvi was elected because the thirteenth President of Pakistan on Tuesday, according to provisional consequences introduced through the Election fee of Pakistan (ECP).

The candidates competing for the important thing post blanketed Dr Alvi, Pakistan humans’s birthday celebration’s (PPP) Aitzaz Ahsan and Maulana Fazlur Rehman, who became named because the joint candidate of competition events along with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), Awami national birthday celebration (ANP), Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami birthday party (PkMAP) and national celebration.

The ECP stated that a complete of one,one hundred ten citizens participated within the presidential polls held concurrently at the Parliament residence and the four provincial assembles. Of the total votes solid, 27 votes were declared invalid.



After the entire valid votes were handled in step with the provision of paragraph 18 of the second schedule of the charter, Alvi secured 353 votes, Rehman bagged 185, at the same time as Ahsan’s tally stood at 124.

The Election fee of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned the trio or their sellers to the ECP Secretariat on Wednesday to witness the tabulation method, after which the reliable end result will be announced and the winner notified.

VOTES BREAKDOWN:

Of the 430 votes forged inside the national assembly and Senate, PTI’s Alvi obtained 212 votes, JUI-F’s Rehman bagged 131 and PPP’s Ahsan garnered 81; six votes have been rejected.

Ahsan and Fazl couldn’t solid votes for themselves as the PPP chief is not a member of the Senate at the same time as the JUI-F chief is neither an MNA nor an MPA. Alvi turned into the only presidential candidate who could forged a vote for himself being an MNA.

Of the sixty one Balochistan assembly individuals, 60 cast their votes, with former leader minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri the only absentee. in line with provisional consequences, Alvi secured forty five votes, while 15 lawmakers voted for Rehman. PPP’s Ahsan did not acquire any vote.

In Sindh meeting, PPP’s Ahsan garnered a hundred votes, Dr Alvi bagged 56, whereas only a solitary vote become forged inside the favour of JUI’s Rehman; one vote was wasted.

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa meeting, Dr Alvi received seventy eight of the whole 109 votes, even as Rehman and Ahsan had 26 and 5 votes, respectively, to their names.

In Punjab assembly, Dr Alvi secured 186 votes, while Rehman and Ahsan acquired 141 and six votes respectively; 18 votes have been rejected.

The surprisingly excessive quantity of rejected votes within the Punjab meeting could be attributed to remaining week’s murmurs that a group in the PML-N turned into unhappy over the birthday celebration’s selection to nominate Rehman, or even termed him a “horrific desire”.



‘PRESIDENT OF whole kingdom’:

speakme to newshounds after the provisional outcomes have been introduced, the newly-elected president said he became thankful to Almighty Allah that he had been elected because the president. Alvi also thanked birthday celebration chairman and top Minister Imran Khan for reposing confidence in him.

“i have nothing on this, my associates made me contest the election,” the newly-elected president said, expressing gratitude for all individuals who voted for him.

In his impending 5-year time period, Alvi stated he hopes that the “fortunes of the negative” take a turn for the higher, and that they get “meals, refuge and garb”.

Alvi stated that “from these days i am now not just a president that changed into nominated with the aid of the PTI however i’m the president of the complete kingdom and all parties”.

“each birthday celebration has an equal right on me,” he introduced.

He said that he’s going to now not stay a mute president and neither will he guard any celebration.

“inside the constitutional parameters, i will try and extricate the united states from the prevailing attempting time because i can not remain a silent president nor will I defend any birthday celebration,” he said.

“i can resign from all celebration positions quickly after i am elected as president. first of all, i’m able to get the drainage gadget of my domestic repaired due to the fact the water is status in my bedroom. i can then move to president house to discharge my country wide obligations,” he introduced.

POLLING IN PARLIAMENT residence:

The polling commenced at 10am and endured until 4pm. participants of the NA and Senate started the polling after NA Speaker Asad Qaiser solid his vote. The parliamentarians forged their votes thru mystery ballots and in alphabetical order.

top Minister Imran Khan additionally got here to cast his vote and left Parliament residence rapidly after doing so.

chief Election Commissioner Sardar Raza Khan served because the Returning Officer, whereas the chief justices of high courts were the presiding officers for the duration of the polls on the country wide and provincial assemblies.

A joint sitting of the Senate and the newly elected countrywide and provincial assemblies — together referred to as the electoral college of Pakistan — have been known as to go with the united states of america’s 13th president.

PUNJAB meeting:

Lahore excessive courtroom’s chief Justice Yawar Ali presided over the polling method in Punjab, even as Punjab Election Commissioner Zafar Iqbal Hussain achieved responsibilities as returning officer.

PTI’s Abdul Aleem Khan become the first to forged his vote in the Punjab meeting.

Punjab leader Minister Usman Buzdar become additionally gift within the consultation.

SINDH meeting:

In Sindh, 163 individuals of the provincial assembly out of 168 forged their vote for presidential election.

Sindh high court chief Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh turned into the presiding officer.

KP assembly:

in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa meeting, a complete of 109 MPAs cast their votes below the supervision of Peshawar excessive court chief Justice Waqar Ahmad.

BALOCHISTAN assembly:

Balochistan high court docket chief Justice Syeda Tahira Safdar acted because the presiding officer.

Balochistan chief Minister Jam Kamal cast his vote alongside Zahoor Buledi, Jan Jamali, Arif Hussni and Naseebullah Marri. MMA’s Abdul Wahid Siddiqui was the first to solid his vote for the presidential elections from Balochistan assembly.

The presidential election marks the give up of a lengthy poll season that commenced with the July 25 general elections and became accompanied by using ballots for speakers and deputy audio system of country wide and provincial assemblies, and top and chief ministerial offices.

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