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In recognition of the construction and tender process "Consumer Protection" celebrates the 49th National Day


The Public Authority for Consumer Protection celebrated the 49th National Day on November 18, 2019. As an expression of pride on this occasion, which is dear to the heart of every citizen and resident in this dear country and appreciating and gratitude for the various achievements achieved during the construction and tender process in various fields. The Authority is one of the achievements of this prosperous era, which has been praised for its construction, and has sought since its inception to move forward to raise this country through hard work to achieve the desired goals and to raise it in an integrated process with different institutions, derived its vision from the High Directions of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, may Allah protect him.


On this occasion, his Excellency Dr. Saeed bin Khamis Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection, said “During the last years, which lasted for forty-nine years of this prosperous era, which was established by his Highness Sultan Qaboos bin Said, may Allah protect him, the Sultanate has been able to regain its rightful place among the countries of the civilized world thanks to the wisdom of leadership and the sincerity of the sons' resolve, and today Oman is now one of the best unique global experiences in many areas, and Omani policy has become an international model”. 


His Excellency added that “The reflection of the Omani renaissance process finds the wisdom of good leadership in the gradual construction of all development paths in various aspects, and development and construction have spread to every inch of the country, and tens of thousands of achievements have been made in various aspects of  social, political, economic, military, security, cultural, sports, etc. A civilized structure was formed for a modern country that becomes as an outstanding during a short period of time, and the effects of giving and sacrifice were reflected in an important aspect of nation-building which is the aspect of genuine citizenship, which is reflected in the best manifestations in the unrivaled unity between the leadership and the citizen, a cohesion that His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, may God protect him, established pillars and framed the paths through his permanent closeness to his people and his direct follow-up to all his needs through the noble tours”.


He called on the cadres and employees of the Authority to exert more efforts, tender, and loyalty in performing their message, which is the greatest and permanent celebration in the country. 


At the end of his speech, His Excellency praised His Highness the highest loyalty, sincerity, and gratitude to His Highness the builder of the Renaissance of Oman His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, may Allah protect him, and call upon God Almighty to keep him blessed, to extend his life and to keep and care for him, and to return this special occasion to this dear country, its Sultan and its people with good, blessing and happiness.


 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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