MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, March 23 (PIA) – To continue protect consumers as well as tourist at the height of lenten observance, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Camiguin Provincial Office spearheaded anew the conduct of Operation Timbangan in public markets and stores here on Tuesday, 22 March 2016.
A composite team of designated officers formed the enforcement team together with DTI-Camiguin, such as the Mambajao Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) represented by the Mambajao Treasurer’s Office, the Philippine National Police (PNP) and representativesfrom DTI accredited consumer organization Hibok-hibokEmergency Assistance Radio Team (HEART) Kabalikat.
DTI-Camiguin with the Mambajao LPCC is undertaking activities to protect consumers and ensure they get the right weight of the goods they purchase and at right the value of their money.
DTI, LPCC likewise encourages consumers to be vigilant and be well-informed of their rights. (Zita M. Abellare with reports from Eric L. Aranas, DTI-Camiguin, PIA Cam iNet)