Consumer International Middle East (“CI”) is organizing a workshop on “Consumer Right in the Digital Economy”. The workshop will be held on Monday 6 February 2017 in Muscat, under the auspice of H. E. Sheikh Sa'ad Mohammed Said al Mardhouf al Sa'adi, Minister of Sport Affairs, and will be attended by Mr. Bart Combée, CI President, and Mr. Justin Macmullan head of the regional office. The workshop aims to increase the participants’ knowledge about the counsumer rights in the digital economy, and the protection that should be available in view of the increasing domination of the digital economy.
Consumer Protection Barka recently participated in the 20th winter camp for girl guides, held under the theme “Communication, growth, impact”. The camp was held in the Sultan Qaboos Scout Camp in Al Malada. The participation comes within PACP efforts to spread awareness and participate with various activities serving the community.
Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Dhahira was able to conclude an amicable settlement between a consumer and a car dealer in the governorate, and recovered the advanced payment of OMR 1,000 to the consumer against returning the vehicle and revoking the sale contract, as a result of several defects in the vehicle that appeared within fifteen days from the date of purchase.