Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has nominated Dr Arif Alvi for President of Pakistan.
“PTI has nominated Dr Arif Alvi as its candidate for President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan,” Chaudhry tweeted.
Alvi emerged victor from NA-247, Karachi constituency during the July 25 polls. He was also elected member of the National Assembly in the 2013 General Election.
A dentist by profession, Dr Alvi is among the founding members of the PTI.
He had contested for Sindh Assembly seats in the general elections of 1997 and 2002, but remained unsuccessful.
He was appointed the secretary general of PTI in 2006, a position he served until 2013.
He won from NA-250 constituency of Karachi in the 2013 elections and was appointed the president of PTI’s Sindh chapter in 2016.