RAJSHAHI, March 16, 2017 (BSS)- Administrative officials and business leaders at a discussion emphasized the need for proper enforcement of the Consumers' Rights Protection (CRP) Law for protecting the consumers' rights.
Expressing gratitude to the present government for enacting the law for the first time in the country, they said the issue of the consumers' rights is well accepted throughout the world and in the free market economy.
So, they said immediate step should be taken to start the enforcement
activities alongside bringing all the businessmen and others concerned under the awareness program in this regard.
Department of National Consumer Rights Protection and District
Administration jointly organized the discussion at the conference hall of Deputy Commissioner here yesterday to mark the World Consumers Rights Day-2017.
Commissioner of Rajshahi division Noor-Ur-Rahman and Additional
Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Sarder Tamij Uddin Ahmed
addressed the meeting as chief and special guests respectively with Deputy Commissioner Kazi Ashraf Uddin in the chair.
Divisional Director of Health Dr Ashish Kumar Shaha, Divisional Deputy
Director of BSTI Khairul Islam, President of Rajshahi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Md Muniruzzaman and General Secretary of local unit of Consumers Association of Bangladesh Golam Mostofa Mamun also spoke.
Chief Guest Noor-Ur-Rahman said consumerís rights protection, in the
broader sense, refers to the laws and regulations that ensure fair
interaction between service providers and consumers.
He mentioned that the consumers' rights in the developed nations focus
on the right to information, choice, redress and representation, but we are deprived of such privileges.