No ban on liquor sales in Sarawak, say local authorities

KUCHING: Local authorities in Sarawak will not ban sundry shops, convenience stores and Chinese medical halls in their jurisdiction from selling liquor, as is currently enforced by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).

Kuching South City Council mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng said introducing such a ban would not be the right move in view of Sarawak's multicultural society as well as the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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