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KUWAITI CABINET PRESSES COMMERCE MINISTER TO ADDRESS “UNJUSTIFIABLY HIGH” PRICES

KUWAIT, – The Kuwaiti Cabinet has pressed the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, to continue to work, to keep “unjustifiably high prices” in check, and to inhibit “illegal exploitation,” Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, said.

In a statement to KUNA, after the Cabinet’s weekly meeting, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah said that, the Cabinet discussed a report by the Ministry of Commerce, on steps taken by the Consumer Protection Department, to curb rising inflation.

Moreover, he noted that, the Ministry of Commerce has administered more than 350 violations, committed by various shops, dealing with ballooned prices, adding that, such practices will warrant legal action.

Furthermore, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah said that, the Cabinet also discussed various measures taken by numerous government bodies, to address skyrocketing fish prices, adding that, the Cabinet has urged these bodies to act urgently, to remedy this issue.

Source: Nam News Network