Speakers term govt’s anti-regulators move a blow to consumer rights

Speakers at a seminar organized by CRCP while opposing the federal government’s move to place five regulatory bodies under the ministerial control have termed the decision as a fatal blow to consumer rights and protection.

Date: December 22, 2016

World Right to Know Day: Pakistan makes great legislative strides, lacks political will to implement laws

The constitutional right to information in Pakistan is caught between the political enthusiasm to enact laws and the political will required to implement them, said Abrar Hafeez, secretary general of the Consumer Rights Commission of Pakistan (CRCP).

Date: September 28, 2016

Issues in Operationalization of RTI Laws in Pakistan

RTI is meant to promote transparency, accountability and good governance in government departments and to ensure informed public participation in decision-making process.

Date: September 28, 2014

Commemorating World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD): March 15, 2015

“Unhealthy diets are now greater threat to health and killer than tobacco’ Says UN Rapporteur. In order to address this challenge the theme of World Consumer Rights Day that is celebrated globally on March 15th is “ Healthy Diets” for 2015.

Date: March 16, 2015

Price hike during Ramazan

Consumer Rights Commission of Pakistan (CRCP) conducts a weekly analysis to observe the trends in price hike in food items in various local markets of Islamabad.

Date: July 25, 2014