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Provincial minister Abdul Khaliq Bashardost passes away

A view of the Balochistan Assembly. — Photo by Online/File

QUETTA: Balochistan Minister for Local Government Abdul Khaliq Bashardost died of a heart attack here on Monday.

Sources from the family of the deceased minister told APP that Bashardost was suffering from a protracted illness for some time and died of heart failure. He would be buried in his ancestral graveyard in Zhob district.

Bashardost was elected as member of the Balochistan Provincial Assembly in 2008 general elections as a candidate of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam - Nazriati and joined the provincial cabinet as Local Government Minister.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Aslam Raisani eulogised Bashardost’s political services and termed his death a great political loss for the province.

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Oct 29, 2012 12:41pm
ohhh,very sad,a very great man,personality,May ALLAH rest his soul in peace...ameen ASLAM ALIZAI
Oct 29, 2012 08:15pm
I never heard this name before. Who was he, and what were his achievements? When a Pakistani politician dies, I always wonder what to say about it.