Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) presidential candidate Dr Arif Alvi said on Tuesday that he will be elected as president with a clear majority.

Dr Alvi was speaking to media before the presidential election , he said, "Some opposition members have also pledged support to me."

Alvi assured that he will not be an inactive president and will contribute towards strengthening the Centre.

He asserted, "I will become the president of Pakistan and not of a single party."

He continued, "I will try to resolve issues such as water scarcity, health and justice as president of the country."

Moreover, the PTI leader said the presidential election is part of the process that would put Pakistan firmly on the path of progress and prosperity.

Polling began at 10 am at the Parliament and four provincial assemblies to elect the 13th president of Pakistan. Polling will continue until at 4 pm. 

The ruling PTI has officially nominated Arif Alvi , while Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has named Aitzaz Ahsan as its presidential candidate.

The third candidate, Maulana Fazl ur Rehman, is the joint candidate of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA), Awami National Party (ANP), Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) and National Party.