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Asia » Asia
Publish Date: 13:40 - 04 September 2018
TEHRAN, September 04 - Polling has started in Pakistan to elect a president.

Pakistani lawmakers begin electing new presidentTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The president is indirectly elected by lawmakers from the National Assembly, the Senate and four provincial assemblies.

Tuesday's election comes two weeks after Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan became prime minister following the July 25 national elections, which saw his Tehreek-e-Insaf party come into power.

Khan's candidate Arif Alvi faces little challenge from Aitzaz Ahsan from the opposition Pakistan People's Party and Maulana Fazlur Rehman, AP reported.

 

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