Islamabad: Former National Assembly Speaker, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq today took oath as a Member National Assembly (MNA) following his victory during the October by-polls in NA-122 constituency of Lahore. Acting Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi administered the oath.
The race for the NA-122 parliamentary seat in Punjab saw Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz battle the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf PTI. Last year, PTI leader Imran Khan, led street protests in the capital for months, alleging rigging in the 2013 polls. Sadiq was welcomed by lawmakers when he reached the House. He was re-elected from the NA-122 seat after defeating Aleem Khan.