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‏Awareness lecture to the students of Al Manara School for basic education in Sharqiya North

02/03/2017

‏Consumer Protection, Sharqiya North, organized a lecture for the students of Al Manara School for basic education in the Wilayat of Al Mudeibi, to introduce the PACP and its roles in serving the consumers.

 


‏The lecture introduced the students to the consumer rights, importance of reporting, ways to submit reports and complaints, important information required in the reporting and complaint forms, in addition to modern mechanisms created by the PACP to ensure successful and beneficial shopping for the consumers, ways and phases of successful shopping and how to prepare the family budget.
‏Along with the lecture, field visit for the students was arranged with quality control experts to a shopping mall where the students received practical explanations about bad and counterfeited products, how to read the production and expiry dates and the importance of collecting sale invoice prior to leaving the shop along with other information to implant the concept of proper consumption culture amongst the community members.

 

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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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