President of Pakistan: Aitzaz submits papers, Molana Fazl will also contest

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Islamabad: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz Ahsan submitted nomination papers while other opposition parties decided to field Maulana Fazlur Rahman for President of Pakistan.

Today, Aitzaz Ahsan submitted nomination form for President of Pakistan at Islamabad High Court. However, other opposition parties decided to nominate Maulana Fazlur Rahman for the same post. Today (August 27), is the last day to submit nomination forms for Pakistan Presidential Election.

Candidates can submit their nomination papers for Pakistan Presidential Election till today. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) asked candidates to submit their nomination papers with presiding officers in Quetta, Peshawar, Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad till 12pm today.


Chief Election Commissioner will perform nomination papers’ scrutiny in Islamabad on August 29 at 10am. However, August 30 is the last day to withdraw nomination papers. The final list will also made public on the same date.

Pakistan Presidential Election polling will be held on September 4. Members of four provincial assemblies, National Assembly, and Senate will cast their vote through the secret balloting.

Opposition except PPP agrees on Maulana Fazlur Rahman for President, sources

All opposition parties except Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) agreed to nominate Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman for Pakistan Presidential Election.

The development came after opposition parties divided over Aitzaz Ahsan’s nomination for the next president of Pakistan. However, Dr Arif Alvi is the candidate of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf and allied parties.

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