Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasar

Posted on December 21, 2014

Name : Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasar

Designation : Provincial President Balochistan PMLN,Chief of the Pashtun Nasar tribe

Profession : Politician

Political Affiliation : PMLN

Career : Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasar was a Pakistan Muslim League (N)’s (PMLN) member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from the Loralai constituency. Currently he is the Provincial President (Balochistan) and Central Vice President of PML (N).He is the chief of the pashtun Nasar tribe, who have many members in Pakistan and he commands a strong influence and respect in his native province of Balochistan.Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan Nasar has been returning to Parliament regularly since his first electoral win in 1985. He is a close aide of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He served as a member of Balochistan Provincial Assembly and as Provincial Minister for Irrigation, Development and Public Health from 1985 to 1988, as member of National Assembly and Federal Minister for Environment, Afghan Refugees, State and Frontier Region from 1990 to 1993 and as Senator from 1995 to 1999. He was elected to the National Assembly again in 1997 and served as Minister for Railways from 1997 to 1999.