About President

Dr. Arif Alvi was sworn in as the 13th President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 9th September 2018. Dr. Arif Alvi was born in 1949 and completed his early education in Karachi. He did his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from De’ Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore where he was declared the “Best Graduate”. He completed his Masters of Science in the field of Prosthodontics from University of Michigan (1975) and in Orthodontics from University of Pacific, San Francisco (1982). He was awarded fellowship ‘Diplomatic American Board of Orthodontists (1995)’.
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President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the new government has an ambitious, people-centric agenda for the socio-economic development of Pakistan that will drive our foreign policy. 20/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that World Oral Health Day, celebrated on March 20, is a reminder of the fact that good dental health is a guarantee of good general health. 19/03/19
The President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan has been blessed with plenty of surface and sub-surface water resources and it has the largest contiguous irrigation system in the world. 19/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the Senate depicts the true scheme of Constitution, where Members of the Upper House rose above party lines and legislated on issues of national public interests. 19/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that commitment of civil servants is crucial for completion of government’s agenda of socio-economic development of Pakistan and good governance. 18/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that universities should link the higher education with the requirements of industrial and agriculture sectors of the country. President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that ECO region has the potential and capacity to function as a bridge between North and South, Europe and Asia. 14/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan has lagged behind in software exports due to lack of focus and proper specialised training. 14/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that universities should link the higher education with the requirements of industrial and agriculture sectors of the country. 12/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan and Turkmenistan enjoy close and cordial fraternal relations rooted in a common faith, culture and history. 12/03/19
President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Government is fully aware of the problems being faced by trade and industrial community and is undertaking every possible measure to provide enabling field to the business community. 6/03/19
Ambassador-designate of Luxembourg Marc Hubsch presented his credentials to President Dr Arif Alvi during credentials ceremony at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Monday. 4/03/19
President Dr Arif Alvi talked to the grieving families of the soldiers who embraced martyrdom on LoC. He condoled with the bereft families of Sipahi Ghulam Hussain, Hawaldar Abdur Rab and Naik Khurram Ali. 3/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi received a telephone call from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan this evening. In wake of the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, President Dr. Arif Alvi informed the Turkish President that India started raising finger at Pakistan immediately after the Pulwama Attack without any credible evidence. 1/03/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi conferred Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) upon Staff Maj Gen (Sea) Abdullah Bin Hassan Al-Sulaiti, Commander Qatar Emiri Naval Forces in a special investiture ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr today. 25/02/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi visited the PIA Headquarter Karachi today. He was accompanied by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail. The President was comprehensively briefed by the Chief Executive Officer PIA. 25/02/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi visited the PIA Headquarter Karachi today. He was accompanied by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail. The President was comprehensively briefed by the Chief Executive Officer PIA. 25/02/19
President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Literary activities are healthy sign of intellectually developed nations. These activities enhance the mental growth of populace, enlighten them of the experiences of history too. The President expressed these views while addressing 3rd Sindh Literature Festival being held at Karachi. 25/02/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi visited the PIA Headquarter Karachi today. He was accompanied by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail. The President was comprehensively briefed by the Chief Executive Officer PIA. 25/02/19
 
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