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“Consumer Protection” Staff at Rustaq Donate Blood

31/05/2017

A group of staff of the Department of Consumer Protection at Al-Rustaq recently donated blood as part of the campaigns conducted by the Blood Bank at Al-Rustaq Hospital.  The donation comes due to their belief in the importance of interacting with such campaigns that aim to collect large amounts of blood which help those in need whether injured or sick and save the emergency cases that require urgent transferring of large amounts of blood especially in cases of traffic accidents and urgent operations.

 

‏The participation in such campaigns comes in light of strengthening the Department’s staff role in the local community and along the humanitarian role and social responsibility of their partnership to extend a helping hand for the patients and hospitals that need large amounts of blood.  In addition, it comes as part of raising the awareness of the staff and the local community about the importance of blood donation to save lives.  The initiative is part and parcel of the social responsibility activities aiming to support community’s health and safety which the Public Authority of Consumer Protection is keen to hold.

 

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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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