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Ayaz Sadiq

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq was born 17 October 1954 is a Pakistani politician who is the 19th and current Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan. A leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (N), Sadiq has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since 2002, representing Lahore.

He completed his education from Aitchison College, Lahore. Imran Khan, Nisar Ali Khan, Pervaiz Khattak, Sardar Akhtar Mengal and Zulfiqar Ali Magsi were amongst his class fellows when Sadiq was enrolled in Aitchison College. In an interview, Sadiq said he was an average student. Sadiq received degree in commerce from Hailey College of Punjab University in 1975.

Sadiq married to Reema Ayaz in 1977, and has a daughter and two sons. Sadiq is a son-in-law of former Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Sardar Iqbal. Since 1996, Sadiq has been a member of the Lahore Gymkhana Club. Sadiq is a businessman by profession and has had business contracts with Pakistan Railways. He along with members of his family runs a non-profit hospital “Sardar Trust Eye Hospital”.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq served as the 19th Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan from June 2013 to August 2015 and again from November 2015 to August 2018.