Economy Minister warns against prices' increase, waves legal action against violators

Thu 12 Oct 2017 at 15:42 Economy
NNA - Economy and Trade Minister, Raed Khoury, warned traders and shop owners against "raising prices under the pretext of the new tax law, and that under liability."


Khoury said in a statement that "the ministry is fully prepared and will hold accountable all violators, as per the law, and will refer all violations to the competent judiciary. Observers of the Consumer Protection Authority will intensify their daily tours in all areas of Lebanon."


He accordingly asked citizens to be partners to the ministry and to report violations by calling 1739 or by downloading the Consumer Protection Lebanon application or submitting their complaints in person at the Ministry of Economy and Trade.



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