Raise awareness about consumers’ rights: Tipu

Publish: 8:24 PM, March 15, 2022 | Update: 8:24 PM, March 15, 2022

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said on Tuesday called for safeguarding the rights of the consumers.

The minister was addressing as the chief guest at a discussion meeting on ‘World Consumer Rights Day-2022’ organized by the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the capital.

“We all are consumers. A businessman is also a consumer. We all have to work to protect the rights of a consumer,” he said.

The government has enacted laws to protect consumer rights and the law is being strictly enforced, Tipu said.

The law enforcement is easier when the consumer is aware, so all consumers have to be aware of their rights, he said.

Tapan Kanti Ghosh, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Commerce in the chair, Zakia Sultana, Secretary, Ministry of Industries, Md. Jashim Uddin, President FBCCI, Golam Rahman, president of Consumers Association of Bangladesh, among others spoke in the function.