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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Spokesperson of Aiwan-e-Sadr in a statement issued today has said that under the direction of President Dr. Arif Alvi, all projects undertaken by CDA at Aiwan e Sadr, for the current financial year had been stopped forthwith to observe austerity drive launched by the government. 14/06/19
Spokesperson of Aiwan e Sadr while reacting on the news appeared in section of media said that President Dr. Arif Alvi has taken a very serious notice on the publication of tender notice by CDA for construction of new cages for parrot at Aiwan e Sadr. 13/06/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi talked to the family of Lt. Col Rashid Karim Beg, who embraced martyrdom in a bomb blast in Kharqamar on June 07, 2019. 11/06/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has extended warm felicitations to Russian President HE Mr. Vladimir Putin on the National Day of the Russian Federation. 11/06/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the state is fully alive to its responsibility to provide all possible facilities to the visually impaired people. 30/05/19
Pakistan has a lot of potential for hospitality industry, as it has diverse culture, landscape, religious places, to attract more local and international tourists, this was said by the President Dr. Arif Alvi while chairing a meeting on Courses on Hospitality Industry at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Monday. 27/05/19
The Chinese Vice President, Mr. Wang Qishan, called on President Arif Alvi at Aiwan e Sadr, today. 26/05/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the universities have a crucial role in human resource development and economic growth of the country. 24/05/19
An amount of Rs. 224 million has been saved by the President Secretariat since the incumbent Government took over, as part of the drive to slash expenses by adopting austerity measures. This has been done under the directions of President Dr Arif Alvi to reduce expenses without affecting the efficiency of operations and quality of service delivery. 16/05/19
President Dr Arif Alvi has said that the Government is cognizant of the problems being faced by business community and is undertaking every possible measure to promote business friendly environment in the country. He appreciated the role being played by the private sector in economic development of the country. The President was talking to Chairman, Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA), Mr. Khurram Mukhtar, who along with a delegation called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday. 15/05/19
President Dr Arif Alvi has said that demand for the accountants and accounting services would enormously increase in wake of Pakistan becoming the desired destination for investment, capacity creation and consumer demand. 14/05/19
President Dr Arif Alvi has said that the Government is aware of problems being faced by our trade and industry and is undertaking every possible measure to provide level playing field to the business community. He appreciated the role being played by the private sector, particularly the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) in economic development of the country. 13/05/19
President Dr Arif Alvi has said that in this era of innovation and information, it is the vision of the Government to maximize the opportunities in digital space and create enabling environment for Pakistani youth to equip them with technological know-how. 'Presidential Initiative for Artificial Intelligence and Computing' is one of such programmes, he added. 07/05/19
First lady Mrs. Samina Arif Alvi visited NJV Government Higher Secondary school, which has been adopted by Akhuwat trust in 2015. She was welcomed by the management of the trust and given a brief presentation about the working condition of the school before and after its adoption by Akhuwat. 04/05/19
Education and health are the two main sectors, which can reduce poverty in Pakistan. President Dr Arif Alvi was addressing the launch of report on Health as a Human Right organized by National Commission for Human rights Sindh. 04/05/19
President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan and Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) have a long-standing partnership and Pakistan intends to continue to work closely with IsDB. 03/05/19
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