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PACP Board commends the efforts of PACP staff and confirms the importance of developing Al-Mawaleh market

15/06/2017

On the morning of Wednesday, 14 June 2017, PACP Board held its second meeting in 2017 chaired by H.E. Dr. Saied Khamis Al Kaabi PACP Chairman and was attended by a number of the board members.

 

The unified anti-commercial fraud law for GCC was viewed during the meeting as well as  PACP latest developments in the current period and also its efforts in monitoring the markets during the Holy Month of Ramadan, ensuring the availability of goods and the market readiness for Eid Al Fitr.
 The board commended the efforts of PACP staff and their restless endeavors in conducting their tasks and duties perfectly and discussed Al-Mawaleh fruits and vegetables market confirming the importance of mapping a clear plan that all the authorities concerned with the market affairs can participate in, and to achieve a self-sufficient Central Market that can provide all the requirements of the local community in competitive prices and guaranteeing food safety associated with that aspect. The board recommended the necessity of markets availability in the governorates so they can meet all the requirements of the governorates in all circumstances.
During its meeting, the board discussed a number of topics related to PACP affairs and recommended taking steps to simplify and facilitate the procedures in various areas and further recommended the importance of consolidating the efforts of the establishments and the agencies to achieve the common good.

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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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