Dr Arif Alvi to take over as new Pakistan President

comes as Dr Alvi emerged victorious in the Pakistan Presidential elections held on September 4

Pakistan is all set to have a new President in the form of Dr Arif Alvi.

This comes as Dr Alvi emerged victorious in the Pakistan Presidential elections held on September 4.

Dr Alvi will now take oath as the 13th President of the country on Sunday.

It need be mentioned that Alvi is also known to be a close ally of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

His predecessor President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday left the President House at completion of his five-year term.

Hussain said Pakistan’s development and prosperity lie in rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution.

He said was satisfied at the completion of his term.

69-year-old Alvi has been a dentist by profession and has served as the party’s secretary general from 2006 to 2013.

In Pakistan, the President is considered as a symbol of the federation and head of the state and exercises all powers on the recommendations of the prime minister.

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