Daniyal Aziz

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Daniyal Aziz Khan
MP
Member of Parliament
Personal details
Born (1965-02-25) February 25, 1965 (age 51)
pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (N)

Daniyal Aziz (Urdu/Punjabi: دانیال عزیز) is a Pakistani politician who is today affiliated with the Pakistan Muslim League (N) and Secretary General of this party and he is currently a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan.[1] Previously, he was a member of the Pakistan Muslim League (Q) (PML-Q) and had been elected as a member of the National Assembly in 1997 from the NA-116 (Narowal-II) constituency and again in 2002.[2] He has also previously served as the chairman of the National Reconstruction Bureau (NRB), an institution of the Government of Pakistan.[3][4]

During the 2008 general elections, Aziz was defeated by an independent candidate, Chaudhry Muhammad Tariq Anees.[5] His defeat was attributed to growing unpopularity of the ruling PML (Q) and anti-Musharraf sentiments among the masses.[6]

Background[edit]

Daniyal Aziz is son of ex-minister Anwar Aziz Chaudhry and an American Mother Kathleen Right.[7] Anwar Aziz has served as a federal minister. Daniyal Aziz belongs to a Gujjar family of Shakargarh. According to the Daily Times:[8]

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