Jam Mohammad Yousaf

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Jam Mir Mohammad Yousaf Aliani
Chief Minister of Balochistan
In office
March 2002 – December 2007
Preceded byJan Mohammad Jamali
Succeeded byAslam Raisani
12th Jam of Lasbela
Preceded byJam Ghulam Qadir Khan
Personal details
Born(1954-02-14)February 14, 1954
Lasbela, Balochistan, Pakistan
DiedFebruary 3, 2013(2013-02-03) (aged 58)
Islamabad, Pakistan
Political partyPakistan Muslim League (Q)
ChildrenJam Kamal Khan[1]
FatherJam Ghulam Qadir Khan[2]
ResidenceJam Pelace Lasbela, Balochistan
ProfessionJam of Lasbela, Politician, Tumandar of Lasi Tribe

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]

Mir Jam Mohammad Yousaf was born in 1954 at Lasbela, Balochistan. He belonged to the Jam family of Lasbela, whose ancestor Jam Ali Khan I founded the state of Las Bela in 1742 and ruled it until 1955 when the state became part of Pakistan. The hereditary rulers of Las Bela are styled as Jam Sahib.


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.


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

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