All distilleries and wine shops will remain closed during the month of Ramzan, said Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation, Mukesh Kumar Chawla here on Wednesday.
In a statement, he said that licenses of wine shops, be those of retailers or wholesalers, will be immediately canceled orders were violated.
Minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla directed the concerned officials to ensure implementation of the directives and strictly handle shopkeepers failing to comply the government orders.
Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation through an order has also constituted inspection teams authorized to make surprise visits and take immediate action if found violation of government orders.
He said not only the licenses of the shops will be cancelled, but action will also be taken against concerned excise and taxation officers in the area.