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Awareness programmes held in Al Sharqiah North


The administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Sharqiah South, with cooperation with Murjan School at Al Ashkhara, has given a lecture to staff and students. The lecture, which was under the theme “We all Aware Consumer”, has approached a number of topics, such as an introduction to the PACP, work mechanisms, and the relation between the PACP and the other governmental offices and agencies in regards with the safety and welfare of consumer. 


The cooperation between the administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Sharqiah South extended to an awareness programme aiming to wide spread the knowledge of consumer rights and obligations. The programme included a lecture titled” Rights and obligations of Consumer”, and aimed for introducing the role played by the PACP.


 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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