His Excellency the Minister of MCI honors citizens refused to transport corrupted goods and informed the Ministry about that

17 Dec 2013

​His Excellency presented them with Letters of Appreciation and financial rewards in recognition and appreciation of their contribution to the protection of consumers

His Excellency the Minister of Commerce and Industry  Dr. TAWFIG FAWZAN ALRABIAH has honored  in his office in the Ministry  two citizens working in the field of driving heavy trucks, Mohammed Ahmed Al-Khalidi , and Ayed Sabih Al-Khalidi for their  rejection of transporting  spoiled and corrupted foodstuffs from a warehouse  in one city to another city , and  informing the Ministry about that , where His Excellency presented them with Letters of Appreciation and financial rewards to encourage them for what they have done in order to protect their community and their country from the dangers of those goods , and from the greed of the scammers .
His Excellency stressed during his meeting with the citizens, the Ministry's keenness to protect consumers from shady business practices, and the application of justice in the market, appreciating  what they have done of noble work  toward their country .
The details go back to an agreement between  officials in a warehouse and a couple of truck drivers to transport foodstuffs in their trucks against an attractive price provided that this is to be done at night , but the drivers suspected the goods, so they tested and read the data, and it became clear to them that the goods are corrupted , and unfit for human consumption , and immediately contacted the MCI Reports Center and provided information about the incident , after that the inspection teams moved to the site and confiscated all the quantities , and the case was referred to the Bureau of Investigation and General Prosecution .
MCI warns all commercial and industrial establishments of the promotion of corrupted and adulterated foodstuffs, and all that put the health and safety of consumers at risk, and MCI will not tolerate to take all necessary actions and legal penalties against those involved in such practices.
MCI calls on all consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Report Center in the Ministry on the phone No.  800 124 1616
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018