A briefing for the UAE government
A briefing for the UAE government

We have now received an urgent and important media briefing for the UAE government and directed to all residents of the country, both citizens and expatriates, and the following are the details.

In this context, the Ministry of Economy organized a briefing on consumer protection measures in the UAE, preparations and efforts made to receive the blessed month of Ramadan for the year 2021, and the briefing included a review of a number of measures and preparations made by the Ministry and its strategic partners to implement best practices for consumer protection throughout the year in general. And in the blessed month of Ramadan in particular.

In this context, the Ministry of Economy organized a briefing on consumer protection measures in the UAE, preparations and efforts made to receive the blessed month of Ramadan for the year 2021, and the briefing included a review of a number of measures and preparations made by the Ministry and its strategic partners to implement best practices for consumer protection throughout the year in general. And in the blessed month of Ramadan in particular.

Knowing that during the past year, a new consumer protection law, No. 15 of 2020, was issued, which aims to strengthen the consumer protection system in the country by ensuring the quality of the commodity and service provided to the consumer and obtaining it at the declared price, and preserving the health and safety of the consumer when he obtains or uses the good or when Receiving or using the service, encouraging proper consumption patterns, as well as adopting the best controls and supervisory standards on the markets to ensure their stability and prosperity, achieving a balanced relationship between merchants and consumers in the various state markets and on smart trade and electronic shopping platforms, and providing mechanisms dedicated to protecting consumers in exceptional and emergency circumstances.

Also, Marwan Al-Sabousi, Director of the Competition and Consumer Protection Department at the Ministry of Economy, spoke during the briefing held at the Ministry's headquarters in Dubai to the media, reviewing a number of initiatives that the ministry is working to implement in cooperation with its partners from various federal and local authorities and the cooperative and private sectors in all emirates of the state, which are They enable sound business practices, consumer protection and promote sound consumer awareness.