KARACHI - Commissioner Roshan Ali Sheikh on Saturday ordered all the Deputy Commissioners and Assistant Commissioner to conduct complete survey of restaurants, hotels and shops where Sheesha smoking is underway.

The order was passed before launching an action under Section-144 against such hotels in the City. Chairing a meeting at his office along with all zonal Deputy Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners, he said there was a concern over increasing use of Sheesha at public places. “Students were becoming addict to this menace. It is becoming a fashion to smoke Sheesha and often students skip their classes to smoke Sheesha at such restaurants.

A letter has already been written to Additional Chief Home Secretary to impose Section 144 on use of Sheesha in the city.

Sheikh said action against Sheesha pubs was now indispensable to save the future generation.

He said legislation and strict steps was necessary in this regard to root out it.