A high level meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair in Lahore on Friday decided to impose ban on the use of agricultural land for housing schemes.
According to the Spokesman of Punjab Chief Minister, the meeting also approved a strategy to reduce the use of agriculture land for other purposes.
The Spokesperson said that the Punjab government will now focus on vertical growth in buildings without increasing the ground coverage.
Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, Provincial Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering, Mian Mehmood-ur-Rashid and other senior officials attended the meeting.
Source: Radio Pakistan