Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to appoint prominent dentist and senior party leader Dr Arif Alvi as the next President of Pakistan. This is a special honour for the entire dental fraternity of the country.
Dr Alvi has been associated with Pakistan political party Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) since its formation in 1996. After the 2018 election results, the PTI became the single largest political party of Pakistan, winning a majority in the National Assembly.
Dr. Alvi did his BDS from Lahore. He underwent his first postgraduate training for two years at the University of Michigan, where he was awarded Master of Science in Prosthodontics (MS). He then went on to get a Master of Science in Orthodontics (MSD).
Dr. Alvi has been the President of the Pakistan Dental Association. and the Chairman of the 28th Asia Pacific Dental Congress held in Karachi. He is the Dean of the Faculty of Orthodontics of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan.
He has many friends and well wishers within the Indian dental community.