Govt to issue ordinance for settlement of land claims

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to issue an ordinance with regard to the settlement of land claims.

According to sources, the Ministry of Interior has forwarded the draft ‘Capital Development Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020’ to the cabinet for discussion tomorrow (Tuesday).

The issue of ‘compensation to land owners’ is on the meeting’s agenda, wherein a new clause shall be inserted to solve the land-sharing matters; the civic body will give just one benefit against land in the federal capital.

In addition, the government has decided to give ‘joint venture option’ under the ordinance. Also, a new section shall be inserted in the ordinance to override other laws.

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