LAHORE Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Dr Nadeemul Haq has said work has started at Bhasha Dam, which will be constructed in next 10years. While public sector development programme for which Rs 280 billion had been allocated, now due to slow economic activity and flash flood has been reduced up to Rs100 billion, he said, while talking to media after concluding ceremony of Pakistan Urban Forum (PUF) 2011 at Al-Hamra hall here on Saturday. He also said during current fiscal year, the GDP ratio would remain between 2.5 per cent to 3 per cent. Earlier while addressing the closing ceremony of Urban Forum 2011, he said 90 million youth having age less than 20 years live in Pakistan for which 3 million youth should be employed annually, but we could provide them employment if our economy could grow at the rate of 8 per cent for many years. We have evolved a policy for growth enhancing and soon it will be presented to the Cabinet for approval, he said, adding that activities were essential with the development of cities and various places should be identified for amusement and entertainment in cities. He also mentioned that libraries, playgrounds, entertainment facilities, cinemas and cafes should be must in cities and for this purpose special measures should be taken. He wanted that ownership should be introduced for urban issues and coordinated efforts should be accelerated in this regard. Dr Nadeem said to make cities as engine of growth industrialisation was very vital because cities had activity generation, productivity, and creativity. For smart cities, there should be smart regulations because by implementing them, we can make our service delivery more effective. With planning and effective management, we can change the lifestyle in cities and develop cities as smart cities, he said, while stressing the need for better governance system in cities. Earlier Project Director Urban Unit Dr Nasir Javed said during 5-daylong Pakistan Urban Forum experts and delegates belonging to 10 different countries and presented their papers while more than 6700 people registered online.