The Punjab government on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court of Pakistan that it has withdrawn from its widely-criticized New Murree Project - aimed at setting up a new lavish tourist city, report said. Advocate General Punjab told a bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry - hearing a suo moto notice against the project here that the provincial government has terminated the New Murree project and near 4111 acre land acquired for the city has also been returned to the Forest Department. On a query by CJ that what the surety would be there that the government will not initiate any such project in future in the area the AG said that Murree, Kahota and Kotli Sateyan areas have already been declared environmentally sensitive. Deforestation has also been banned in the three areas, he added. The bench has summoned the Director Generals of Forest and Environment Departments in next hearing to be held on Thursday, the channel added.