In the international network for customers' protection conference that was held in Munich, the Ministry of Trade and Investment reviewed its actions and initiatives to achieved consumer protection. The ministry presented its experience in how to deal with such reports and the role of the inspection campaigns along with consumer awareness within the national transformation program in 2020 to reach the strategic objectives of the Saudi vision 2030.
The conference was organized by the International Network for consumer participation and attended by more than 60 countries. It aims to exchange experiences and information on the harmful practices, how to reduce them, and motivate international cooperation to protect the consumer around the world.
Eng. Abdullah bin Ali Naeem display the ministry's experience in workshops the accompanied the conference workshops, stressing that the participation came in the context of the ministry's cooperation with regional and international organizations in various fields of consumer protection, pointing out that the ministry has benefited from the international experience in the development of its mechanisms in a way that will contribute to the development of the business environment in Saudi Arabia and the protection and preservation of the consumers' rights.
It is worth mentioning that the Ministry of Trade and Investment joined the International Network for Consumer Protection as an observer last year, and participated this year as a primary partner in implementation of the Council of Ministers' decision No. 537 in the date of 29 \ 12 \ 1436 H. that allows the Consumer Protection at the Ministry of trade and investment to cooperate with local and international organizations for the rehabilitation and training of administrative leaders in the field of consumer protection, and in programs and projects preparations to build positive culture and basic skills development.
International Network for consumer protection has been established in London in 1992 and has more than 60 countries including the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States, the Netherlands, Germany, Japan and others.