Muscat, The Public Authority for Consumer
Protection (PACP) organized today a seminar on ‘vehicle recall and its
role in road safety’ at Grand Millennium hotel Muscat under the
auspices of Sheikh Khalid bin Omar Al Marhoon, Minister of Civil
Service. The seminar covered the major technical issues related to
The Minister of Civil Service stressed the importance of the seminar
in raising awareness of the relevant parties towards the technical
On his part, Dr. Said bin Khamis Al Kaabi, Chairman of PACP said
that the Authority is very strict in vehicle recall and repair in cooperation
with the auto dealers in the Sultanate. He added that during the period
from 2014 up to the end of 2018, more than 90,000 vehicles were
On his part, Saud bin Nasser Al Khusaibi, Secretary General of GCC
Standardization Organization (GSO) said that the vehicle recall is one
of the rights of the consumers and that the Authority plays a role in this
area by issuing the conformity certificates for the vehicles, tires and
The seminar included a number of working papers on improving
vehicle safety, vehicle recall system and the efforts made by PACP to
raise awareness of vehicle recalls.
The European Program for vehicle assessment presented a working
paper on consumer and vehicle safety. Zawawi Trading LLC presented
its experience in vehicle recall.
On the sidelines of the seminar, the chief guest launched the
vehicle recall website.
Source: Oman News Agency