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Arif Alvi elected as Pakistan’s new president

Leader of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party and president candidate Arif Alvi flashes the victory sign on his arrival before the president election at the National Assembly in Islamabad on September 4, 2018. (AFP)

Kamran Yousaf
Press TV, Islamabad

Lawmakers in Pakistan have elected Arif Alvi, a candidate from the ruling Tehrik-e Insaf party (PTI), as the country's 13th president. Observers say the election is expected to strengthen the grip of the party. Our correspondent in Islamabad Kamran Yousef reports. 

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