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In preparation for the holy month of Ramadan Consumer protection emphasizes the follow-up of markets and the provision of goods in various centers and shops.


Dr. Said bin Khamis Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection, held a meeting with the directors general and directors of the departments of the Authority in the governorates.


During the meeting, he praised the efforts exerted by all the cadres of the Authority in the various locations of the governorates in the Sultanate, appreciating the great role they play in serving their country and society in this field and the role of each department in implementing a comprehensive program includes intensifying follow-up of the markets and tightening control of various centers and shops in preparation for the month of Ramadan.
At the meeting, he stressed the necessity of organizing the supervisory and inspection operations and the importance of the permanent personal presence of the directors generals and directors of departments and heads of departments in the markets to follow the movement of selling and buying and follow up consumer complaints and communications about any irregularities or excesses or any phenomena that correspond to the holy month.
He also urged the intensification of field control teams in all markets and commercial centers through the preparation of continuous follow-up teams to ensure that there are no infringements that harm the consumer and stressing all the variables that are being implemented by other parties regarding the amendment of some laws and regulations that touch the consumer, including the changes in prices during the period of events, especially with the upcoming month of Ramadan.
He pointed out that the Authority has been found for everyone and will work to preserve the rights of all parties. At the same time, the Authority will not hesitate for one moment to face all the violations, stressing the equality of all before the law without discrimination or favoritism to any party, and that the staff of the Authority are doing everything in their power and effort to serve their community and their homeland.
During the meeting, a number of topics related to what have been achieved during the last period of 2019 were also discussed as well as the work plans were implemented during the same period, and many of the plans and programs that the Authority seeks to achieve to preserve all the achievements made to consumers during the last period.


 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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