Karachi, November 10, 2016 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has directed all Regional Directors to increase vigilance at bordering areas of the province of Sindh and personally monitor that no liquor should be smuggled from Punjab and Balochistan. This he said while presiding over a meeting in his office today. He warned them that he would not tolerate any negligence or deliberate failure in the matter and the concerned officer/ official would have to face strict disciplinary proceedings under Removal from Service (Special Powers) Sindh Ordinance 2002.
He further directed them to constitute and assign special teams at entry / exit points to crack down against elements involved in such smuggling and its illegal sale in the province. Minister for E and T and Narcotics Control said that the E and T department was strictly following the orders of Sindh High Court and all liquor shops across the province had been closed. Secretary E and T Dr. Mansoor Abbas Rizvi and DG E and T Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui also attended the meeting.
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