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Consumer Protection Suhar organizes various awareness lectures


Consumer Protection Al Batina North organized several educational lectures for the students in the governorate to introduce them to the PACP, its role in protecting the consumers and its importance within the society.


The lectures were presented by Mrs. Naima Said Al Jahwari, Information Division, and started by checking the students’ level of knowledge about PACP, then introduced its efforts and its role and functions, in addition to various subjects like ways to buy foodstuff from trusted sources, the importance of reading all the information in the labels prior to buying, not to buy any canned food with dent or rust on the can, avoid buying any food kept in damaged or leaking containers, in addition to clothes carrying indecent print or words not suitable for the Islamic community.


 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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