KARACHI - PTI Chairman and Prime Minister of Pakistan has nominated Dr Arif Alvi for the slot of President of Pakistan.
Born in 1949 and dentist by profession, Arif Alvi is among the founding members of PTI.
Alvi ran for the seat of Provincial Assembly of Sindh as a candidate of PTI from constituency PS-114 (Karachi) in Pakistani general election, 1997, however remained unsuccessful.
He ran for the seat of Provincial Assembly of Sindh in Pakistani general election, 2002 as a candidate of PTI from constituency PS-90 Karachi-II but was unsuccessful and secured only 1,276 votes.
He served as the secretary general of PTI from 2006 to 2013.
He was elected as the member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for the first time in Pakistani general election, 2013 on PTI ticket from
Constituency NA-250. Alvi was the only PTI member to win a National Assembly seat from Sindh in 2013 elections In 2016, he was made president of PTI Sindh chapter.
He was re-elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of PTI from Constituency NA-247 (Karachi South-II) in Pakistani general election, 2018