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Fawad Chaudhry praises opposition’s role in presidential polls

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) candidate Arif Alvi will easily win the presidential elections.

This he said while talking to media outside the parliament house in Islamabad on Tuesday. Information Minister lauded role of opposition in presidential election and said that strong Economic Advisory Council was formed by PTI government.

The information minister said it is our duty to ensure safety and security of minorities.

On the other hand, voting for presidential election started at 10am at NA, Senate and all the provincial assemblies and will continue till 4pm.

Apart from PTI’s Alvi, the PPP’s Aitzaz Ahsan and Jamiat-e-Ulema (F) chief Maulana Fazalur Rehman are also in the race. The joint Opposition was to field a single candidate, however, no consensus had been reached on a joint Opposition nominee.

The newly-elected president of Pakistan will take oath on September 9.

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