Government of Sindh has issued “Respect Ramadan” ordinance. According to this ordinance during fasting (Roza) at public places eating, drinking,smoking is prohibited. No one will be allowed to eat or drink at public places during day time in Ramadan.
All hotels, restaurants, cinemas and theaters will also be closed during fasting and no food restaurants will be allowed to do their business during fasting time. However cinemas located in Saddar area and in Clifton is showing movies during fasting also. Movies are scheduled to start at 2:45 PM and 3:00 PM which means that the cinemas are not following the ordinance of Sindh Government.
Meanwhile Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has banned eating or drinking at the public places during fasting at the public places. If anyone is found in this activity he/she will has to face three-month imprisonment or a fine of Rs 50,000 as a punishment. However patients, passengers are allowed to eat and drink at public places like airport, bus stops, markets, hospital and other public places.