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PACP launches bus-based promotional drive

08/10/2012

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) launched a new promotional drive using buses, in collaboration with Desert King Co., which provides PACP with its 17 buses fleet for free.

 

PACP prepared a number of big posters to be put on the outside part of buses of different transport companies operating in Oman. As a start, PACP had an agreement with Desert King Co. to put five large posters on the 17 buses that travel all over the Sultanate.

According to Nasser AL Rashdi, Excutive Director of Desert King Co., this cooperation with PACP comes within the keenness of his company to provide communities with whatever service that can help at raising awareness and strengthening rights of consumer.

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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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