QUETTA: Balochistan Minister for Local Government Abdul Khaliq Bashar Doast died of heart attack here on Monday.
The family sources of the deceased minister told APP that Doast was suffering from protracted illness for the past some time and died of heart failure. He would be buried in his ancestral graveyard in Zhob district.
Abdul Khaliq Bashar Doast was elected as member of the Balochistan Provincial Assembly in 2008 general elections as a candidate of JUI-Nazriati and joined the provincial cabinet as local government minister. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Aslam Raisani eulogised the political services of Abdul Khaliq Bashar Doast and termed his death a great political loss for the province.