Dr Arif Alvi a member of the National Assembly, moved a resolution in the National Assembly on 25th February 2014 asking the government to celebrate the World Oral Health Day every year.
The resolution was unanimously adopted that the Government of Pakistan should celebrate the ‘World Oral Health Day’ on 20th March of every year
Govt should take steps to celebrate the World Oral Health Day
“This House is of the opinion that the Government should take steps to celebrate the ‘World Oral Health Day’ on 20th March every year.”
DR. ARIF ALVI
Member, National Assembly
Dr Alvi the former president of Pakistan Dental Association and the ex-Councillor of FDI delivered a speech on Oral Health, on Oral Diseases, Caries, Periodontitis etc after which the resolution was tabled and passed unanimously. Dr Alvi lobbied to emphasize the importance of oral health and played a pivotal role in getting this resolution passed. The bill was supported by all the political parties.