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Arif Alvi Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Arif Alvi

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameArif ur Rehman Alvi
Profession(s)Politician, Dentist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 170 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Politics
Political PartyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)
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Political Journey1979: Contested for a seat from the Provincial Assembly of Sindh but failed
1988: Quit the politics and his party, JI
1996: Joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)
1997: Became the president of PTI Sindh Chapter
1997: Lost elections to Saleem Zia in the Pakistani general election for the Provincial Assembly of Sindh as a candidate of PTI from Constituency PS-89 (Karachi South-V)
2001: Elected as the Vice President of PTI
2002: Failed again in the Pakistani general election for the Provincial Assembly of Sindh as a candidate of PTI from Constituency PS-90 (Karachi-II)
2006-2013: Served as the secretary general of PTI
2013: Elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PTI from Constituency NA-250 (Karachi-XII) in Pakistani general election
2016: Elected the President of PTI Sindh Chapter
2018: Re-elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of PTI from Constituency NA-247 (Karachi South-II) in Pakistani general election
2018: Elected the 13th President of Pakistan in Pakistani presidential election
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 July 1949
Age (as in 2018) 69 Years
BirthplaceKarachi, pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityPakistani
HometownKarachi, pakistan
College/University• De'Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore
• The University of Michigan, US
• The University of the Pacific, California, US
Educational Qualification• Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the De'Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore
• Masters in Prosthodontics from the University of Michigan, US
• Masters in Orthodontics from the University of the Pacific, California, US
ReligionIslam
HobbiesPlaying Squash, Cricket, & Hockey, Writing
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseSamina Alvi
Arif Alvi With His Wife
ChildrenSon- 1 (Name Not Known)
Daughter(s)- Naima Alvi Bawany, Marhama Alvi Shah, Radhia Alvi Sumar
ParentsFather- Habib-ur-Rehman Elahi Alvi (Jawaharlal Nehru's Dentist)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- 1 (Name Not Known)
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹2 Crore

Arif Alvi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arif Alvi

  • Does Arif Alvi smoke?: No
  • Does Arif Alvi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • As per some sources, he was born on 29 August 1949, and as per other sources, he was born on 1947, whereas, his date of birth on documents is 29 July 1949.
  • After the partition of India and Pakistan, his father moved to Pakistan with his family and opened his clinic in Saddar Town. Before partition, his father was the dentist of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. Later, Arif’s father became politically associated with Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan.
  • He completed his early education from Karachi and shifted to Lahore for his higher studies.
  • Upon his return from the US, Alvi started practising dentistry and later, setup Alvi Dental Hospital in Pakistan.

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  • He entered politics as a polling agent and became a member of a religious party.
  • He was an active member of the student union during his college days at De’Montmorency College of Dentistry and came in association with the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islam Pakistan, Islami Jamiat Talaba and became its President.
  • In 1969, during the protests against Ayub Khan regime, he was shot twice at The Mall, Lahore, for being his critic.
  • After Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (served as the 9th Prime Minister and the 4th President of Pakistan) announced the Pakistani general election in 1977, Arif became politically active.
  • In 1979, from a constituency in Karachi, he ran as a candidate of the JI for a seat of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh but was unsuccessful.
  • In 1988, Arif quit the politics after leaving JI. To which Arif stated that “always felt honest leadership is the real solution to Pakistan’s problems” after claiming that the party had a narrow focus.
  • In 1996, he joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and also became its one of the founding members, after getting inspired by Imran Khan. He rendered his help in carving the constitution of PTI.
  • He became a Diplomat of the  American Board of Orthodontics in 1997.
  • He became the President of the Pakistan Dental Association after preparing its constitution.
  • Arif was elected as the Chairman of the first Pakistan International Dental Conference. He was also elected as the Chairman of the 28th Asia Pacific Dental Congress.
  • He was appointed as a Dean of the Faculty of Orthodontics of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan.
  • Arif served as the President of Asia Pacific Dental Federation in 2006.
  • In 2007, he became a member of the council of the FDI World Dental Federation.
  • Upon his success in 2013 Pakistan General election in 2016 for the Constituency, NA-250 (Karachi-XII) as a candidate of PTI, becoming the only PTI member to win a National Assembly from Sindh Constituency.
  • PTI nominated Arif as its candidate for the office of President of Pakistan on 18 August 2018 and became the President of Pakistan on 4 September 2018 after securing 353 votes and defeating Aitzaz Ahsan and Fazal-ur-Rehman who secured 124 and 185 votes, respectively.

  • Apart from Politics, he is considered as one of the leading dentists of Karachi.
  • He has 4 children with wife Samina Alvi and loves spending time with his grandchildren at home.

    Arif Alvi With His Wife and Grandchildren

    Arif Alvi With His Wife and Grandchildren

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