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Closing the "Consumer Eyes" program at the Public Authority for Consumer Protection


The Public Authority for Consumer Protection has recently celebrated the conclusion of the training program on work experiences targeting school students


, which was implemented by the Authority in cooperation with the Ministry of Education represented by the Vocational Guidance Center under the title "Consumer Eyes" under the patronage of Dr. Ali bin Salem Al-Qalhati, Deputy Chairman of the Authority for Administrative and Financial Affairs and in the presence of a number of officials.

The two-week program comes within the framework of engaging students in practical training and aims to provide them with a range of skills required by the Omani labor market and train them to practice a range of professions and jobs in various economic sectors, empower them and enhance their role in building the community and contribute to creating jobs for them in the future. In addition, it aims to help them explore the professional environments in the various economic sectors. The Authority is the first governmental institution to implement the work experience program, where they trained in the various divisions of the Authority. They participated in the field work in the follow-up of the markets, the complaints hall, the communications center, etc. The training days witnessed a great interaction of the participating students, which in turn reflected on the work they produced. They also received a range of knowledge and skills, both at the level of awareness and education regarding their rights and duties as consumers, as well as with regard to their future direction in the field of work, which is an important dimension of the program.

The ceremony included a number of different sections. The ceremony started with a visual presentation that highlights the different training stages and the practical roles of the trainees during the training period. Then the student Munther Al-Mundhari delivered the participants' speech. In conclusion, the patron of the ceremony honored the winners of the best diary competition for the training period, honoring the departments of the supervising body for the training and handing over the certificates to the participating students.



 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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