Sardar Ayaz Sadiq
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, a senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) was formerly associated with Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in the 1990s. He first contested election in 1997 on PTI ticket but he could not succeed.
Sadiq left PTI in 1998 owing to differences with Imran Khan and joined PML-N in 2001. Sadiq has been a close friend of Imran Khan. A son-in-law of former federal ombudsman Sardar Iqbal, he is also a close relative of former federal secretary Ismail Qureshi, who is facing corruption charges. He has also been a member of the Lahore Gymkhana Club since 1996.
Born to an Arain family of Kasur in 1954, Ayaz graduated from prestigious Aitchison College, Lahore, and earned his degree in commerce from Hailey College of Punjab University.