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Within social responsibility programs “Consumer Protection” in Rustaq trains a number of university and college students


As part of the efforts of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection to create a community partnership between all governmental and private institutions to enhance the work between them and improve the skills of their staff, the Department of Consumer Protection in the Governorate of South Batinah in Rustaq has recently trained more than 40 students from the universities and colleges in the Sultanate.



During the training, students were introduced to the work environment, techniques and means used to complete the procedures as well as to enhance their entrepreneurial spirit and to explain the nature of the relationship between employees and subordinates in the work environment to achieve the greatest possible achievement and facilitate communication and interaction with the clients. The training of these students is part of the social responsibility programs of the Authority to form competencies qualified to engage in the work environment and able to adapt to and carry out the tasks assigned to them efficiently in the future profession.


 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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