A national spatial plan was launched yesterday at a symposium at the Spanish Court Hotel in St. Andrew.

Spatial planning is a more expansive version of what’s sometimes referred to as urban planning.

The concept is centered on making decisions related to the location and distribution of land.

Environment Minister, Daryl Vaz, gave the keynote address on Day 1of the two-day symposium.

Minister Vaz says the spatial plan is key to Jamaica’s response to the climate change phenomenon.

Minister Vaz gave details about the spatial plan.

Daryl Vaz, Minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for the Environment.

Minister Vaz says the Government is fully committed to sustainable development.

Daryl Vaz, Minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for the Environment.

He was delivering yesterday’s keynote address on day 1 of a two-day symposium at the Spanish Court Hotel in St. Andrew