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Training program for monitoring governmental establishments in Sohar
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The General Directorate of Consumer Protection in Al Batinah North Governorate recently organized a training program for a number of its employees, entitled "Internal Audit and Control of Government Facilities", at Sohar Beach Hotel, which aims at identifying the role of internal control in controlling financial performance, generally in government units, through compliance with financial laws and regulations that regulate and control financial and accounting procedures.

21/11/2019

Awareness lecture on consumption issues for young people in Seeb
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The Department of Consumer Protection in Seeb organized an awareness lecture for students of the Skills Genius Center in Al Maabilah, to inculcate a safe consumer culture among the young and to enhance cooperation with various government and community agencies in order to convey their awareness message and spread a safe consumer culture among the community members and inform them about the efforts exerted.

20/11/2019

An exhibition of goods and products seized in Barka 
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The Department of Consumer Protection has recently participated in the event (investment prospects and marketing of fish in Barka), organized by the General Directorate of Fisheries in the governorates of North and South Al Batinah at Al-Sawadi Beach Resort in Barka, under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al Buraiki, Governor of Barka.

 
20/11/2019

In recognition of the construction and tender process "Consumer Protection" celebrates the 49th National Day
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection celebrated the 49th National Day on November 18, 2019. As an expression of pride on this occasion, which is dear to the heart of every citizen and resident in this dear country and appreciating and gratitude for the various achievements achieved during the construction and tender process in various fields. The Authority is one of the achievements of this prosperous era, which has been praised for its construction, and has sought since its inception to move forward to raise this country through hard work to achieve the desired goals and to raise it in an integrated process with different institutions, derived its vision from the High Directions of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, may Allah protect him.

19/11/2019

Due to an error in installing the seat belt assembly Recall campaign for more than 80 Kia Telluride (ON) 2019 models
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the International Accreditation Company, has launched a recall campaign for (84) Kia Telluride (ON) 2019 models, based on chassis numbers from (5XXP381C5LG001757) to (5XXP581CXLG035784) which were produced during the period from 22 January 2019 to 31 July 2019.

18/11/2019

(Commercial cheating) Awareness lecture in Barka
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The Consumer Protection Department in Barka recently conducted an awareness lecture on (commercial cheating) at Nafisa bint Omaia School for Basic Education, within the framework of joint cooperation between the Department and public and private sector institutions to spread awareness and public culture.

18/11/2019

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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