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Awareness activity at Khalfan bin Jameel Al-Siyabi mosque in Buraimi


The Department of Consumer Protection in Al Buraimi Governorate has recently participated in the presentation of an awareness lecture aimed at women and children at Khalfan bin Jameel Al-Siyabi mosque. The lecture was organized by the Department during this holy month for different segments of society.



The course included a number of topics, including promotion of consumer culture, the fundamentals of purchasing processes that include checking the quality of products and their validity, checking the price of the item on the shelf and when purchasing, and the culture of keeping bills. The children were also informed about the consumer rights of the law and the health safety factors of nutrition.
A number of management seizures were also presented, such as expired goods, prohibited and non-conforming materials, comparison of original and counterfeit goods, as well as the definition of the services of the Authority and the manner and procedure of filing a complaint.


 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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