New Balochistan CM takes oath today
QUETTA: Newly elected Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Jam Kamal Khan will take oath of his office at Governor House in Quetta today.
Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai will administer the oath to Mr Khan a day after he was elected chief minister of Balochistan during the Balochistan Assembly session.
Jam Kamal received 39 votes while his rival JUI-F leader Mir Yunas Aziz Zehri managed to secure 20 votes.
He belongs to a royal family of Lasbella. He was born in 1973, and completed his early education from his native town Lasbella.
Kamal moved to Karachi where he obtained MBA degree from a private university. He started his political career from local bodies elections and remained Town Nazim of Lasbella twice.
Jam Kamal served as Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources from 2013 to 2018 during the previous PML-N regime.
His grandfather late Jam Ghulam Qadir and his Father Jam Muhammad Yousaf also served the province as chief minister.