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Sohar: “Document management and electronic archiving” lecture


The Directorate General of Consumer Protection in Al-Batina North has recently organized a lecture titled “Document management and electronic archiving” in Sultan Qaboos Mosque hall for a number of heads of departments, legal researchers, law enforcement officers, administrative affairs clerks, media personnel and education and awareness specialists.


The lecture was presented by Mr.Mousa Saqir Al-Kharousi, head of the department of mail and documents at the Ministry of Civil Service, he tackled many aspects such as: document management, general methods for document storing, the importance of storing and documentation, state documents classification law and organizing the protected places, levels of document classification: (Secret, Top Secret, Confidential and Restricted) in addition to that, the lecture covered how to build a classification system and categorize documents to shared and private.
Al-Kharousi talked about the problems that might occur during the electronic archiving and storing of documents such as: technological obsolescence, evaluation and selection, variation of the digital documents and the correctness and reliability of the digital documents. He also spoke about the features of electronic archiving such as linking the incoming and outgoing, ease of reference to communications at any time as well as the ease of follow-up, cost reduction (no need for printing and purchasing files and document holders) and the focus of the researchers and specialists on their jobs without attention to the registration issue.



 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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