Undersecretary of Commerce and Industry Abdulaziz Al-Khaldi said Monday the ministry was keen on exchanging experiences in the field of consumer protection with Oman, through close cooperation with the Sultanate's Public Authority for Consumer Protection.
Following a meeting with the President of Oman's Public Authority for Consumer Protection Dr. Saeed Al-Ka'abi, Al-Khaldi said, in a statement to KUNA, the Omani knowledge in the field of consumer protection was integrated with Kuwait experience in this area, noting that they "decided there will be an exchange of field visits between the parties in order to develop those experiences." Al-Khaldi added that the visit by the Omani delegation included a briefing on Ministry of Commerce and Industry's experience in the field of trade supervision, inspection, in addition to experience in the field of supplies and national food security.
The Kuwaiti official explained that a ministry delegation had visited Oman to get acquainted with Oman's consumer protection, noting that "there are more cooperation in this field in the near future." For his part, Al-Ka'abi said that the visit was to get acquainted with Kuwait's consumer protection, a pioneer in this area, especially in the fight against fraud and price fixing through a very successful system.