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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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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
President Dr Arif Alvi said that NAB has a pivotal role towards the elimination of corruption from the country. He added that indiscriminate accountability is need of the hour, in order to discourage the corrupt elements. 30/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that textile sector is the lynchpin of Pakistan’s economy, contributing 60% in Pakistan’s total exports and 40% in industrial employment. He appreciated the role being played by private sector, particularly the All Pakistan Textile Processing Mills Association (APTPMA) in economic development of the country. 25/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi telephoned his Sri Lankan counterpart His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena today 24/04/19
Outgoing Ambassador of Russia, Mr. Alexey Y. Dedov, paid a farewell call on President Dr. Arif Alvi at Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday. 24/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan attaches utmost importance to its relations with Saudi Arabia. Based on the solid foundations of shared faith, culture and heritage, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy cordial and time-tested friendship, he added. 24/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the Government was striving hard for economic betterment of the country and soon the economic progress would be witnessed. 23/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that research in the field of Information Technology (IT) is pivotal for socio-economic development and poverty alleviation in the country. He underscored that the Government is cognizant of the potential and significance of IT sector and has made it a national priority. 19/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that CPEC has made Pakistan an important destination for global trade and investment. He added that the Government attaches great importance to the socio-economic development. 18/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that universities have crucial role towards human resource development, which ultimately contribute towards socio-economic progress of the country. 17/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan greatly values its relations with the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He added that we have shared bonds of history, culture, traditions, faith and values. 15/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that bilateral relations between Pakistan and Tajikistan are rooted in common faith, history and shared values. He added that frequent high-level visits manifest the closeness of our bilateral relations. 11/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan and Kazakhstan enjoy close and cordial relations based on the foundations of shared faith, culture and heritage. 10/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan and Bahrain enjoy close and cordial fraternal relations based on the foundations of shared faith, culture and heritage. He added that Pakistan values its brotherly ties with Bahrain and is committed to augment them in all fields. 09/04/19
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Brunei Darussalam. He added that Pakistan and Brunei share cordial and cooperative relations based on bonds of religion, culture and history as well as shared perceptions on regional and global issues. 09/04/19
 
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