UAE leaders congratulate Dr Arif Alvi on becoming Pakistan's president

UAE leaders congratulate Dr Arif Alvi on becoming Pakistans president

Abu Dhabi - Alvi is a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling PTI party.



By Wam

Published: Mon 10 Sep 2018, 2:33 PM

Last updated: Mon 10 Sep 2018, 5:02 PM

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to President Arif Alvi on becoming Pakistan's president.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also sent similar messages to President Alvi on the occasion.
Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new president Sunday.
The 69-year-old dentist was administered the oath of office as Pakistan's 13th President by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar at a simple ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr (the President House).
His predecessor President Mamnoon Hussain left the President House at the completion of his five-year term on Saturday.


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