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, Pakistan
DiedFebruary 3, 2013(2013-02-03) (aged 58)
Islamabad, Pakistan
Political party Pakistan Muslim League (Q)
Children Jam Kamal Khan [1]
Father Jam Ghulam Qadir Khan [2]
ResidenceJam Pelace Lasbela, Balochistan
Profession Jam 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.

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Background and family

Mir Jam Mohammad Yousaf was born in 1954 at Lasbela, Balochistan. He belonged to the Koreja Family of Samma Tribe who ruled over Sindh. One of his ancestor Jam Arradin Migrated from Sindh and settled in Kanrach during the riegn of Mughal emperor Jahangir(1569-1627) later one of his descendents of Jam Arradin,Jam Rabdino was known for his bravery and generosity. At that time Lasbela was under the rule of Burfats Finally Jam comes over and They ruled over Lasbela for our two centuries and produced nine able rulers namely Jam Aali Korejo(1742-1760) Jam Ghulam Shah Korejo(1760-1776) Jam Mir Khan Korejo(1776-1830) Jam Aali Khan II,Jam Mir Khan II,Jam Mir Khan III,Jam Kamal khan,Jam Ghulam Muhammad Khan and Jam Ghulam Qadir Khan

Academic

He did an MA and LLB in 1979.

Political career

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

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

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