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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Islamabad, May 21, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the need to promote mega sports events in the country to attract young talent and project Pakistan’s soft image in the world 21/05/2021
Islamabad, May 20, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need for early development of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) to increase the overall efficiency of the electoral process as well as ensure transparency in the elections 20/05/2021
Islamabad, May 20, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that the Government is committed to providing a competitive and fair business environment to entrepreneurs and has undertaken a number of measures to build a sustainable economy 20/05/2021
Islamabad, May 18, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has called for promoting arts education to effectively project the soft image of the country 18/05/2021
Islamabad, May 06, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has asked the concerned stakeholders to prepare a prototype of Electronic Voting Machine for presentation to the Federal Cabinet and members of the National Assembly after Eid-ul-Fitr 06/05/2021
Islamabad, May 05, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that the Government is committed to provide a competitive and fair business environment to entrepreneurs and build a sustainable economy 05/05/2021
Islamabad, May 3, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized the need for establishing primary healthcare telemedicine clinics to provide free advice to the people and improve the quality of care in the country 03/05/2021
Islamabad, May 3, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has called for promoting Knowledge-Economy and digitalization of Government organizations to enhance the efficiency of work and service delivery 03/05/2021
Islamabad, April 28, 2021: President Dr. Arif Alvi has asked the Ministry of Science of Technology and other concerned organizations to expedite the process of developing Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) with advanced security features to ensure transparency in electoral process 28/04/2021
Islamabad, April 28, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has called for adopting modern beekeeping techniques and strengthening the capacity of honey producers by providing them advanced training and skills to enhance the yield and quality of organic honey produced in Pakistan 28/04/2021
Islamabad, April 27, 2021: President Dr. Arif Alvi has asked the Chairman of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) to play his role in ensuring the protection and promotion of women’s rights, particularly their right to inheritance 27/04/2021
Karachi, April 24 2021: President Dr. Arif Alvi has stressed the need for providing information about rare historic artefacts digitally as well as ensuring the adequate lighting of showcases at the Aiwan-eNawadrat-e-Quaid-e-Azam to attract researchers and history enthusiasts. He asked the relevant quarters to take steps for the installation of 3D-animated displays to attract visitors and humidity controlled showcases to preserve historic documents and artefacts 24/04/2021
Islamabad, April 22, 2021: President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has underlined the need for concrete efforts to address the growing menace of drug usage in the universities so as to provide a drug free environment at the educational institutions 22/04/2021
Islamabad, 22 April 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan highly values its ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and wants to further strengthen bilateral relations with the brotherly country 22/04/2021
Islamabad, April 21, 2021: President Dr. Arif Alvi has asked the relevant stakeholders to implement the digitalization process of Parliament by January 2023 21/04/2021
Islamabad; April 21, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan highly values its ties with Sri Lanka as both countries enjoyed excellent relations in various fields which are based on mutual respect and trust 21/04/2021
Islamabad; April 20, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has directed Federal Insurance Ombudsman (FIO), Dr Muhammad Khawar Jameel, to ensure protection of the interest of insurance policyholders and provide them prompt justice against the maladministration of the Insurance Industry 20/04/2021
Islamabad; April 19, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasised the need for promoting dairy sector to generate employment opportunities in the country as well as earn foreign exchange by exporting dairy products 19/04/2021
Islamabad; April 16, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has asked the relevant stakeholders to expedite the process of registration of persons with disabilities (PWDs) as well as devise a mechanism to classify various disabilities 16/04/2021
Islamabad, 5th April, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the Ulema and Mashaikh to play their leading role in implementing COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) during Ramzan in Mosques and Imam Bargahs 05/04/2021
Islamabad, March 26, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi has asked Federal Tax Ombudsman, Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera, to initiate steps to further strengthen the institution so as to provide timely and prompt relief to the aggrieved tax payers against the maladministration of tax functionaries 26/03/2021
Islamabad, 01 February 2021:President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need for launching “Brand Pakistan” campaign to highlight the success stories of the country. He said that the geo-economic position of Pakistan, its cultural and tourism potential, Ease of Doing Business and investment-friendly policies could enormously improve the soft image of the country internationally 01/02/2021
Islamabad, 01 February 2021:President Dr Arif Alvi has asked Banking Mohtasib to protect banking consumers from scams and financial losses through effective preventive measures. 01/02/2021
Islamabad, 19 January 2021:Governor Sindh, Mr Imran Ismail and Chief Organizer, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Mr Saifullah Khan Niazi, called on President Dr Arif Alvi and discussed political situation of the country and forthcoming elections, at Aiwan-e-Sadr 19/01/2021
Islamabad, 19 January 2021:President Dr Arif Alvi has called for increased trade, investment, defence and cultural cooperation with all friendly countries. 19/01/2021
Islamabad, 18 January 2021:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan highly values its relations with Vietnam and wants to further strengthen trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.(URDU) 18/01/2021
Islamabad, 18 January 2021:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan highly values its relations with Vietnam and wants to further strengthen trade and economic cooperation between the two countries. 18/01/2021
Islamabad, 13 January 2021:Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to further solidify and expand bilateral cooperation in the fields of trade and culture. It was agreed at a meeting between President Dr Arif Alvi and the visiting Turkish delegation, led by Turkish Foreign Minister, Mr Mevlut Cavusoglu, which called on him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr 13/01/2021
Islamabad, 12 January 2021:President Dr. Arif Alvi has underlined the need for providing marketable skills to persons with disabilities (PWDs). 12/01/2021
Islamabad, 08 January 2021:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan attached utmost importance to its ties with Cuba and wants to further enhance bilateral cooperation in the areas of trade, economy, health and culture for the mutual benefit of the two countries 08/01/2021
Islamabad, 30 December 2020:Pakistan and Djibouti have reiterated their desire to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the areas of commerce, culture and defense. This was discussed at a meeting between President Dr Arif Alvi and the visiting Djibouti parliamentary delegation, led by President of National Parliament of Djibouti and acting-Chairman of African Union Parliament, Mr. Mohamed Ali Houmed, at Aiwan-e-Sadr 30/12/2020
Islamabad, 29 December 2020:President Dr Arif Alvi has asked the National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) to work for promotion of universal primary education in the country. 29/12/2020
Islamabad, 24 December 2020:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan highly values its ties with the Republic of Korea and wants to further take the relations to a higher trajectory in all areas of mutual interest 24/12/2020
Islamabad, 23 December 2020:President Dr Arif Alvi Wednesday, while calling for women empowerment through inclusive social and economic policies, emphasized true implementation of pro-women laws by doing away with the cultural taboos 23/12/2020
Islamabad, 14 December 2020:In order to facilitate differently-abled people, President Dr. Arif Alvi has underlined the need for simplifying the process of registration of persons with disabilities (PWDs). 14/12/2020
Islamabad, 07 December 2020:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan highly values its ties with Belarus and wants to further enhance bilateral relations with Belarus in all fields of mutual interest, including trade and investment, science and technology, culture and defense. 07/12/2020
Islamabad, 01 December 2020:Pakistan and China have reiterated their resolve to further consolidate their friendship for the mutual benefit of the two countries. This was discussed at a meeting between the visiting Chinese Minister for National Defence, General Wei Fenghe, and President Dr Arif Alvi, at Aiwan-e-Sadr 01/12/2020
Islamabad, 25 November 2020:President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need for digitalization of Parliament to ensure efficient secretariat and Committee management as well as decision making. 25/11/2020
Islamabad, 20 November 2020:Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (On the occasion of Universal Children’s Day) 20/11/2020
Islamabad, 18 November 2020:President Dr Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan and Qatar enjoyed excellent relations in all areas of mutual interest and Pakistan wants to further strengthen and broaden bilateral cooperation with the brotherly country. 18/11/2020
Islamabad, 18 November 2020:President Dr Arif Alvi has emphasized the need for enhanced cooperation with Ukraine in the areas of trade, economy and culture. 18/11/2020
Islamabad, 12 November 2020: صدر مملکت ڈاکٹر عارف علوی کی زیرِ صدارت کمیٹی برائے انسدادِ منشیات اور بہبودِ خصوصی طلباء کا اجلاس 12/11/2020
Islamabad, 12 November 2020: President Dr Arif Alvi has asked the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan to formulate drug policy for the higher education institutions by March 2021 so as to save the students from the menace of narcotics and provide them healthy learning environment. 12/11/2020
Islamabad, 30 October 2020: ڈاکٹر عارف علوی صدر اسلامی جمہوریہ پاکستان کا عید میلادالنبی صلى الله عليه وسلم 1442 ھ، 2020 ء کے موقع پر قوم کے نام پیغام 30/10/2020
 
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President Messages
Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (On the occasion of Christmas, 25th December 2020)
25-12-2020
Message from Dr Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan On the occasion of Quaid-e-Azam Day on 25th December 2020
25-12-2020
Message of the Honorable President to the masses on the ocassion of 9th and 10th Muharram.
09-09-2019
Honorable President's message on the occasion of Defence and Martyrs Day.
06-09-2019
Message of the Honorable President to the masses on new Islamic Year.
01-09-2019
Message of the Honorable President on the occasion of Independence Day on 14th August, 2019
14-08-2019
Message of the Honorable President to be delivered to the Nation on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Azha 1440 AH/2019.
12-08-2019
Message of the Honorable President on the occasion of Minorities Day on 11th August, 2019.
11-08-2019
Message of the Honorable President to the Nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr 1440 AH/2019.
05-06-2019
Message from H.E. Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the arrival of the Holy Month of Ramadan, 7th May, 2019
07-05-2019
Message from H.E. Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, 5th February, 2019
05-02-2019
Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 142nd Birth Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam- 25TH December 2018
25-12-2018
Message from Dr. Arif Alvi President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the occasion of Christmas, 2018
25-12-2018
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