Imran Khan appoints ex-Ambassador Tariq Aziz appoints as Chief of Staff


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran has appointed former senior Ambassador Tariq Aziz-ud-Din as his Chief of staff of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
Tariq Aziz remained Ambassador of Pakistan in different countries but when he was serving his duties in Afghanistan he was taken hostage by terrorist from the Tehreek-e-Taliban on Monday February 11, 2008.
Tariq was traveling, by road, from his home in Peshawar to Afghanistan’s nearby capital, Kabul He was taken hostage along with his driver Gul Nawaz and bodyguard Amir Sultan in Pakistan’s Khyber Agency, prior to passing through the border crossing at Towr Kham
On May 16, 2008 his brother Tahir Azizuddin announced that Tariq was safe and had been freed. Nawaz and Sultan were also freed.