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Consumer Protection reach out … lecture at Sultan Qaboos University

09/04/2017

PACP organized an awareness lecture on its reach out to communicate with the consumers. The lecture was aimed at the student of the information college at SQU to introduce the efforts of the information department and the reach out programme to disseminate awareness and the consumer’s rights and duties.

 

The lecture was presented by Mrs. Safa Al Abrawi and Mrs. Muzna Al Mamari, information experts at PACP, and they discussed a brief about PACP and its objectives and jurisdications, an introduction to the information department, and ways for internal and external communication with the people to spread awareness amongst all the consumers, including employees, consumers and providers, and introduce them to their rights and duties, in addition to several publications produced by PACP to implement its awareness message. The lecture was accompanied by a presentation of several other topics concerning consumers.
The lecture comes within a series of awareness and educational programmes by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection to create community partnerships that contribute in promoting its work and enhance its awareness roles.

 

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CONSUMER LINE

 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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