Prominent senior politician and former federal minister Chaudhry Anwar Aziz has passed away.
Chaudhry Anwar Aziz was a member of the National Assembly and a federal minister. He was the father of PML-N leader Danial Aziz.
Chaudhry Anwar Aziz was born in 1931. His hometown was Shakargarh Tehsil of Narowal District. He competed in swimming for Pakistan in the 1948 Olympics.
He was elected to the National Assembly from Shakargarh several times. In 1985, he played a key role in defeating Khawaja Asif’s father Khawaja Safdar from the National Assembly Speakership and his candidate, the current Federal Minister Fakhar Imam, was elected Speaker.
Chaudhry Anwar’s son Danial Aziz was also elected MNA from his seat three times while now his daughter-in-law Mehnaz Aziz is MNA from Shakargarh.