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PACP Board commends PACP efforts and reviews MOUs projects during its second meeting in 2018

13/09/2018

PACP Board of Directors held its second meeting this year chaired by H.E. Said Khamis Al- Kaabi and was attended by several board members.

A number of issues related to the PACP functions were discussed during the meeting...

 

as well as a review of the achievements made during the past period and highlighted the efforts that were implemented in the different seasons and, MOUs that were signed and will be signed by PACP with the competent authorities in a number of brotherly and friendly countries. Majlis Al Shura Member and Head of the Health and Environment Committee, H.E. Ali Khalfan Al-Qutaiti was elected during the meeting as PACP Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors during the next period. During the meeting, the members of the Board praised the diligent work of the PACP staff in all governorates, and their role in maintaining a safe consumer market for consumers, which contributed to building a strong relationship between PACP and consumers.

The Board also recommended taking all steps and utilizing the available resources in order to facilitate the work process to ensure the achievement of the desired objectives and emphasized the importance of joining efforts of various institutions and agencies to achieve the Public Interest.

 

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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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