Jam Mohammad Yousaf

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Jam Mir Mohammad Yousaf Aliani
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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)
Islamabad
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 Aliani (Urdu: جام مير محمد یوسف عالياني; February 14, 1954 – February 3, 2013) was the 12th Jam of Lasbela, (Urdu: والي رياست لسبيله) and a former Chief Minister of Balochistan province of Pakistan.

Background and family[edit]

The State of Las Bela was founded in 1742 by Jam Ali Khan I 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 Pakistan. The hereditary rulers of Las Bela are styled as Jam Sahib.

Mir Jam Mohammad Yousaf was born in 1954 at Lasbela, Balochistan. He belonged to the famous Jam faimily of Lasbela.

Academic[edit]

He did an MA and LLB in 1979.

Political career[edit]

Yousaf served as the Chief Minister of Balochistan province from 2002 to 2007. He also had been the Minister for Water and Power, Railways and a Minister in Balochistan assembly. 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.

Death[edit]

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

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