Dr Arif Alvi took oath as Pakistan’s 13th president in a ceremony held at the President House in Islamabad.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar administered the oath to Alvi.
The ceremony was attended by former president Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, members of the federal cabinet, judges, and foreign ambassadors.
Alvi took over the office from Hussain, who completed his tenure on Saturday.
The president was elected to the National Assembly as a PTI candidate from Karachi’s NA-247 constituency during the July 25 polls, resigned from his seat earlier this week.