Valu­able goods worth more than RO70,000 stamped: MoCI

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Mus­cat - The to­tal quan­tity of gold, sil­ver and plat­inum hand­i­crafts stamped dur­ing the sec­ond quar­ter of 2017 amounted to more than 3,444kg with a value of more than RO70,000.

The Min­istry of Com­merce and In­dus­try (MoCI), rep­re­sented by the Direc­torate Gen­eral for Stan­dards and Metrol­ogy plays a ma­jor role in the con­trol of pre­cious met­als and pre­cious stones to curb il­le­gal prac­tices and pro­tect con­sumers and trader from frauds, in ad­di­tion to en­cour­ag­ing the pre­cious met­als in­dus­try and pre­serv­ing it as a legacy of the sul­tanate and elim­i­nat­ing cus­toms eva­sion.

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