The Senate, National Assembly and all four Provincial Assemblies will come together today on Tuesday 4th September 2018 to elect the President of Pakistan for the coming 5 years.
Candidates contesting for the seat are Pakistan Tekreek-e-Insaf’s Arif Alvi, Pakistan Peoples Party’s Aitzaz Ahsan, and Maulana Fazlur Rehman backed by PML-N.
The polling process is set to begin from 10:00 AM and will end at 04:00 PM.
Additional Director General Election Commission, Nadeem Qasim informed the media that voting will be conducted through a secret ballot after which results will be passed along to the federal government by the Chief Election Commissioner. In accordance with the law, the results for the 13th President of the country will be announced by the federal government. The entire election process will only be allowed to be recorded by government TV which will then distribute it to other media channels.
Radio Pakistan will air a marathon transmission of the elections today.