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To enhance partnership with the public institutions Consumer Protection Rustaq participates in the reading initiative


Consumer Protection Rustaq recently participated in the reading initiative organized by the schools in

Rustaq, under the theme “Rustaq as seen by the readers”. The event was organized in Rustaq Public Park

to enhance safe consumption culture amongst the community, and to enhance the partnership with the

government institutions.



The participation included an exhibition for samples of goods violating the consumer protection law,

several counterfeited and fraudulent goods, and goods violating the standards and specifications and

health conditions. The exhibition also included samples of tires and how to select the best tires for the


The exhibition also included an introduction to PACP and its role, and introduction to counterfeited goods

and how to avoid it while shopping, in addition to the distribution of publications and leaflets on consumer



 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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