Three in run for President Office

ISLAMABAD, August 30: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued the final list of candidates for the presidential election.

According to the notification issued here, three persons have been validly nominated for election to the office of the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. These three candidates included Mr. Aitzaz Ahsan from PPPP, Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi from PTI and Fazl-ur-Rehman from JUI-F.

The ECP accepted nomination papers of four candidates a day earlier out of the 12 that had submitted them. However, Fazl’s covering candidate Amir Muqam withdrew from the run before the final announcement.

The voting for presidential election will be held on September 4 at 1000 hours.