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‏"Consumer Protection" in South sharqiyah launches a project “My knowledge of my rights is a protection to me”.


‏The Department of Consumer Protection in South Sharqiyah Province inaugurated Tuesday morning, in cooperation with the General Directorate of Education in the Governorate, the "Knowledge of my rights to protect me" project under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Awadh bin Abdullah bin Munther al-Manthari and the governor of Jalan Bani Bu Hassan.


‏During the ceremony, Hamad bin Rashid Al-Alawi, Assistant Director of the Department, gave a speech in which he pointed out the importance of educating students sector to preserve their consumer rights. The idea came from the project "My knowledge of my rights is a protection to me". It is important to focus on the students, who are the instigator and hope of the future. They are in turn also working to educate their families and society. Similarly, they are also working to convey all the information and experiences related to consumption and cultural awareness to their society.                                                          
‏The ceremony included a short awareness film produced by the Department in cooperation with the Faculty of Applied Sciences, which explains the proper shopping methods and the importance of obtaining the purchase bill. The Department also initiated and produced awareness booklets aimed at school students for all age groups and the second cycle. At the end of the ceremony, the Director of the Department honored the patron of the ceremony, the employees, institutions and institutions involved.                                                       



 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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