Dr. Arif Alvi (b.29 August 1949). is a Pakistani politician and a dentist. Alvi a founding member and was the Secretary-General of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from 2006 till 22nd March 2013 when he was defeated by Parvez Khattak during the Intra Party election. Dr. Alvi has contested and has not been successful in both the 1997 elections and the 2002 elections for National Assembly. He was also one of the few people who helped write the party constitution of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He writes occasionally on a blog which is authored by Dr. Awab Alvi at Teeth Maestro's Blog.
Dr. Alvi is a well known dentist. Both his father (Elahi Alvi) and grandfather practiced dentistry, with no formal education. Dr. Alvi was the first one in the family to acquire formal degree, BDS ...
KARACHI Ending weeks-long controversy, the Sindh government on Wednesday allowed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to hold its public rally in Karachi on December 25.
A PTI delegation, led by the partys Sindh chapter Secretary General Arif Alvi, called on the Sindh home minister to resolve the issue.
Wassan declined their request, but later issued a statement grating permission to the PTI to hold a rally at the ground opposite to the Quaids mausoleum.
In the statement, the minister said the PTI had been allowed to conduct its public meeting at the spot (venue) it had requested.
... Dr Arif Alvi
Here is Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Secretary General Dr Arif Alvi’s exclusive interview with The News Tribe (TNT), which was taken recently in Karachi.
TNT: Do you believe that PTI has a team of dedicated workers today which can root out corruption and address other issues facing the country since independence?
Dr Arfi Alvi: Our team is extending today. Look corruption is not the only issue and every issue is multi-factorial. If we only talk about anti-corruption measures, several books can be written on the subject. However, few points can be very significant to ...
... the Only Solution
Mr Cyril Almeida in his article in Dawn on 19th March, states that Imran Khan has cried hoarse opposing this war against the Taliban. We need to respond to the link being created by such assertions implying that being against this ‘War’ Khan and his party must be supporters of the Taliban. ‘You are either with us or against us’.
PTI is not a supporter of Taliban. Far from it. We condemn the violence perpetrated by Tehrik-e-Taliban or any other group against innocent people and those who murder and slaughter people. However, we also believe ...