ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said the government had taken fresh steps to ensure speedy and inexpensive justice to the people.
“The federal advisory committee was paying special attention to the timely resolution of problems faced by the overseas Pakistanis and the retired public servants,” he said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the two-day Asian Ombudsman Association conference in Islamabad.
The president said the National Commission for Children had also been established in order to secure the future of the nation.
He called for close cooperation amongst the Asian Ombudsman offices to firm up proposals to ensure easier and effective redressal of public grievances.
Speaking on the occasion, Federal Ombudsman Salman Farouqi highlighted the performance of the Ombudsman. He said during his short tenure, the federal ombudsman had disposed of 200, 000 complaints.
Delegates of different Asian countries including China, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Tatarstan, Hong Kong, Timor Leste, Vietnam, Macau, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Turkey, Bahrain and Azerbaijan were also present on the occasion.