Pharmacy ordered to be closed down for hiking price of sanitizers

A pharmacy located in the area of Riffa was found in breach of Law 35 of 2019 on consumer protection by hiking the price of the the 250-milliliter hand sanitizer by 81 percent and the 500-milliter one by 105% in profit margin gaming soaring demand on such necessary products.

Warning dire consequences to violators, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism slammed the irresponsible and unacceptable act that deprives people of necessary goods, thus exploiting these circumstances, without heeding public interest.