Dr Arif Alvi was sworn in as the 13th President of Pakistan at a ceremony at Aiwan-i-Sadr in Islamabad on Sunday, a day after outgoing president Mamnoon Hussain’s five-year term ended. The ceremony, which began after 1pm, commenced with the playing of the national anthem, followed by a recitation from the Holy Quran. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar administered oath to Alvi, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader who was elected to the National Assembly from Karachi’s NA-247 constituency during the July 25 polls.
Arif Alvi sworn in as 13th President of Pakistan
News by: Dawn News
Published on: September 9, 2018