PO continues to provide relief to citizens


In line with the directives of Punjab Ombudsman (PO) Maj (r) Azam Suleman Khan, the outstanding emoluments worth Rs5,212,530 of a government employee Ramzan, who died during service, have been paid to the complainant Muhammad Aslam.

Similarly, the state land has been retrieved from illegal occupants by removing encroachments on the thoroughfare and illegal possession of rural land in Chak 374/GB Toba Tek Singh. This has removed hurdles in the public passage.

In another case, the widow of Muhammad Nazir from Mandi Bahauddin has succeeded in getting her insurance claim amounting to Rs.1,75000 due to the intervention of the Ombudsman Punjab.

Meantime, the Ombudsman Punjab Maj (R) Azam Suleman has given the decision in a case that the payment of a farewell grant to complainant Muhammad Arshad Abbas has been made under Rule 3 (E) of Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund Part-I Disbursement Rules, 1965 while merging of annual pay in basic pay is a policy matter in which intervention of the office of Ombudsman Punjab would not be justified. Similarly, any departmental mismanagement was not proved in this case, he further said.

Meanwhile, on the instructions of Special Coordinator to Punjab CM and Chairperson Child Protection Bureau, Sarah Ahmad, the Bureau has launched an Awareness Raising campaign in collaboration with Islamic Relief, Pakistan.

Special Coordinator to Chief Minister and Chairperson Child Protection Bureau Sarah Ahmad participated in the inauguration of Pukar Project as chief guest.


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