MCI Inspection Teams inspected 6 thousand Commercial Establishments and fined 247 Gas Stations and shops in Violation

02 Jan 2018
MCI Inspectors Confirmed the Continuation of their Inspection Rounds to Control the Violating Institutions throughout the Kingdom
MCI inspection teams continued to carry out inspection tours on commercial establishments in various regions of the Kingdom to verify the regularity of their work and to ensure the abundance of goods, products and gas in the petrol stations. MCI inspection teams have inspected 6052 commercial institutions and fined 247 of them for non-compliance with the R&R. This is since the enforcement of the VAT and the new prices of petroleum products. 

The violations monitored by MCI inspectors included: shopping centers, markets, shops and gas outlets, as well as the gas stations that refrained from supplying fuel and did not comply with the new approved prices. They were asked and obliged to supply the consumers with petroleum products immediately. Consequently, the violating establishments had been fined and the owners were summoned by the Ministry for taking the necessary legal procedures.

MCI has taken all the necessary precautions in cooperation with government agencies, including the security authorities, under the supervision of the Joint Operations Room for Consumer Protection. All that for taking action immediately and for speeding up the intervention in various regions of the Kingdom.

MCI would like to confirm that it will not hesitate to impose the legal penalties against the violating Establishments.

Meanwhile, MCI inspection teams have been carrying out the inspection tours and responding to consumers’ complaints round the clock. ALL MCI branches in the Kingdom have been informed to monitor and control any violations and to take the necessary legal procedures immediately. 

MCI calls on all consumers to cooperate and lodge their complaints and observations through MCI Consumer Call Center 1900, or through the application of a Commercial Violation Report, or via the Ministry's website.

Last Modified 25 Dec 2018