Parliament is the only forum to legislate about viable land reforms in the country, said speakers at a seminar here on Thursday.

They said land reform was the only way to ensure sustainable food security, increased farm productivity, poverty alleviation and overall socio-economic uplift of the country.

Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Farooq Sattar said it was imperative that all major political parties incorporate equitable, effective land and agrarian reforms in their election manifestos. “Parliament is a platform where legislation for land reforms can be initiated,” he added.

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