President Arif Alvi expresses solidarity with Imran Khan.

ISLAMABAD -- Following Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan's arrest, President Arif Alvi expressed solidarity with the former prime minister and asked his wife to reach out to the arrested leader's sisters Aleema Khan and Uzma Khan, reported The News.

The president asked his wife Samina Alvi to contact Imran Khan's sisters and convey that he is making efforts for his well-being.

Sources told the publication that the president shared his sentiments with his spouse and asked her to contact Imran's sisters.

Accordingly, the first lady established contact with the PTI chairman's two sisters by phone.

Samina, in a statement, said that when she reached out to Aleema Khan and Uzma Khan they informed her that there was no case of plundering of national wealth against their brother.

Both the sisters were upset over the arrest of their brother and impressed upon the people to continue peaceful protest as long as the PTI chief is not released.

Meanwhile, sources said that President Alvi is maintaining his contact with the PTI leadership to ascertain the situation and have a discussion with them on political developments.

The spokesman for the Presidency wasn't available for comments.

The report regarding the president comes a day after the PTI chief was sent on an eight-day physical...

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