After the stressful Parliamentary Elections in July, 2018, now Pakistan welcomes her 13th president after the presidential elections, with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s Arif Alvi elected in.
Election Commission of Pakistan has officially announced the results of Presidential elections.
Arif Alvi has received 353 electoral votes, Fazlur Rehman 185 and Aitzaz Ahsan 124 votes.
According to the results of National Assembly and Senate, Arif Alvi bagged 211 votes, Fazl 131 and Aitzaz 81 votes. A total of 424 votes were balloted of which six were rejected.
Arif Alvi won from Balochistan securing 45 votes, meanwhile opposition candidate Fazl-ul-Rehman received 15 while PPP’s Aitzaz Ahsan bagged zero votes.
Arif Alvi won by securing 78 votes in KP Assembly, Fazl received 26 while Aitzaz got 5 votes.
In Punjab, out of 354, 351 parliamentarians cast their votes. Arif Alvi secured 186, Fazl 141 and Aitzaz Ahsan 6 votes. 18 votes were rejected.
Alvi, a dentist by profession, has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018. Previously he was a member of the National Assembly from June 2013 to May 2018. An active member of PTI, he was elected as the President of Pakistan on 4th of September 2018 following the presidential elections.