Profiles of Speakers & Deputy Speakers

Life sketch of Speaker National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, Jun 6 (APP): Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has been elected as Speaker of the National Assembly with more than two third majority - earning also the confidence of a couple of opposition parties.  He was honoured to be elected as Member National Assembly in last three consecutive General elections held in 2002, 2008 and 2013.  Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, who replaced Dr Fehmida Mirza to become 19th  speaker of the National Assembly, had hit headlines when he defeated Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan from NA-122 (Lahore) in 2002 general election with a big margin.
In 2008, Ayaz won with a lead of almost 55,000 votes against PPP and PMLQ. He repeated the feat by again beating Imran Khan in May 11 general elections from the same constituency when the PTI leader was riding a new wave of popularity and the party was expecting a major share from Lahore’s 13 constituencies. Besides Imran Khan, former opposition leader in National Assembly ChaudhryNisar, Khyber Pakhtunkhaw chief minister Pervaiz Khattak, Baloch leader Sardar Akhtar Mengal and Zulfiqar Magsi were his fellows at Aitchison.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq was born on October 17, 1954 in Lahore. He has two sons and a daughter. He travelled to the Middle East, China, Far East, USA and the European Union. His hobbies include reading, traveling and cricket. He was given the responsibility to not only organise the party there but also given mandate to talk to other political parties. He also held talks with nationalist parties in Balochistan.
A businessman by profession, he completed a B.Com degree from Hailey College, University of the Punjab in 1975.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and his family is currently running one of the best Trust Hospital in Lahore by the name of Sardar Trust Eye Hospital and treating the poor people of the vicinity free of cost.
The Sardar Trust Eye Hospital has the distinction of implanting the corneas of complete blind deserving patients.
He has also been a member of the Lahore Gymkhana Club since 1996.
He remained Member of the Central Executive Committee Pakistan Muslim League (N) and served as Finance Secretary of PML(N).
He played vital role in Assembly Business as an active Member of the National Assembly in past. Public Accounts Committee, Finance, Railways and Defence Production Committees still remember his commendable role and he has also performed exclusively as Chairman Standing Committee on Railways.
The Railways Committee of National Assembly then made practicable recommendations to the Govt. for improvement of Pakistan Railway under his leadership.He runs a large firm that has several contracts with Pakistan Railways. In his first tenure (2002-07) as MNA, he served as a member of the standing committee on railways while in the second tenure (2008-13) he remained chairman of the committee.
He served as Member Board of Governors, the renowned Aitchison College Lahore from 2010 to 2012. Sardar Ayaz Sadiq played his active role for improvement of the facilities in the Services Hospital Lahore as Member Board of Management, from 2008 to 2012 to serve the suffering humanity. He had remained associated with the PTI in the late 1990s.       

Life sketch of NA Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi

ISLAMABAD, Jun 6 (APP): Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Member National Assembly has been elected as 18th Deputy Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan on 03 June, 2013 by securing more than two-third majority vote (258 votes).
Prior to this Murtaza Javed Abbasi was elected as MNA on the ticket of PML(N) in 2008 election and was also elected as Chairman Standing Committee on Narcotic Control of the National Assembly and successfully discharged his responsibilities and parliamentary functions in accordance with the Rules of procedures and conduct of business in the National Assembly.
Abbasi succeeds Faisal Karim Kundi.Murtaza Javed Abbasi is son of late Haji Javed Iqbal Abbasi, who remained Chairman District Council Abbottabad for 12 years and twice elected as Member National Assembly and Senator.
Murtaza Javed Abbasi was born on March 15, 1970 and did his graduation from Peshawar University. He was elected member of National Assembly (MNA) from NA-18 Abbottabad-II for two consecutive terms, 2008-13 and 2013-18.