Jam Mohammad Yousaf

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Jam Mir Mohammad Yousaf Aliani
Chief Minister of Balochistan
In office
March 2002 – December 2007
Preceded by Jan Mohammad Jamali
Succeeded by Aslam Raisani
12th Jam of Lasbela
Preceded by Jam Ghulam Qadir Khan
Personal details
Born (1954-02-14)February 14, 1954
Lasbela, Balochistan
Died February 3, 2013(2013-02-03) (aged 58)
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
Residence Jam Pelace Lasbela, Balochistan
Profession Jam of Lasbela, Politician, Tumandar of Lasi Tribe
Religion Sunni Muslim

Jam Mir Mohammad Yousaf (Urdu) (جام مير محمد یوسف عالياني), Jam of Lasbela, (Urdu: والي رياست لسبيله ) (February 14, 1954 – February 3, 2013), title of ruler of State of Las Bela (princely state) in Balochistan of Pakistan, was the Jam of Lasbela, belonging to the Lasbela House of Royal.


The State of Las Bela was founded in 1742 by Jam Ali Khan I rise of the Aliani family of the Jamot tribe, to which the present Jam of Lasbela belongs. His descendants ruled Las Bela until 1955 when the state became part of West Pakistan.The hereditary rulers of Las Bela were styled as Jam Sahib.

Jam Mir Ghulam Qadir Khan Aliani (urdu) جام غلام قادرخان عالياني::(CIE) Jam Ghulam Qadir Khan was the ex-rulers of the former princely state of the same name Lasbela.Jam Mir Ghulam Qadir Khan was educated in the Aitchison Chiefs College, Lahore and succeeded his father Jam Mir Ghulam Muhammad Khan in October 1937. He was the Last ruler of the former state, had twice served as the Chief minister of Balochistan and also Health Minister of Pakistan as well as being the Speaker of the Balochistan Provincial Assembly. His father was the last ruler of Las Bela as it choose to accede to Pakistan in 1947 and was merged into the province of West Pakistan in 1955.


He had done an MA and an LLB in 1979.

Political career[edit]

He previously served as the Chief Minister of Balochistan province 2002–2007.

Mir Jam Mohammad Yousaf was born in 1954 at Lasbela, Balochistan. He belonged to the famous Jam faimily of Lasbela. He was a former Chief Minister of Balochistan and Federal Minister for Water and Power, Railways and senior Minister of Balochistan. Previously he has held positions as MNA and MPA in the National and Balochistan Provincial Assembly. He was the Provincial President of PML (Q) from 2002.


Jam Mohammad Yousaf died of cardiac arrest on 3 February 2013 in Islamabad, and buried in Bara Bagh Cemetery, Lasbela.

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