He is visiting the country at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Governor Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya, senior Turkish officials, and Ambassador of Pakistan Muhammad Syrus Qazi received President Alvi at the Atatürk Airport.
President Dr. Arif Alvi, along with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the venue to jointly inaugurate 1st MILGEM Ship, PNS Babur, being built by Turkey in Istanbul.
The President will hold meetings with the Turkish leadership including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his three-day visit.
The President will also be meeting with the leading Turkish businessmen to boost economic cooperation between the two countries.
The visit of President Alvi will further deepen fraternal ties as both the brotherly countries enjoy excellent relations.