Islamabad—President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday lauded the office of Federal Ombudsman for providing quick justice to people and said the Ombudsman while disposing of cases should also suggest disciplinary action against the officials involved in maladministration.
The President stated this while talking to a delegation of the Federal Ombudsman headed by Salman Faruqui at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
The President said laws are meant to help and facilitate the people and not to create difficulties for them. The President hoped that the seven committees of Federal Ombudsman set up to examine working of various government organizations would submit effective and practicable recommendations to the government for providing better services to the people.
The President was presented reports on Pension Reforms, Prison Reforms and Police Station Reforms by the Federal Ombudsman.
President Mamnoon said that preparation of a comprehensive report by experts for resolution of pension issues for retired government employees was a welcome step. The President hoped that preparation of reports on prison and police station reforms would help in improvement in the working of these offices.
The President asked Federal Ombudsman to continue working for providing free, speedy and efficient justice to the people. The Federal Ombudsman apprised the President about the working of various committees of Federal Ombudsman and gave a detailed briefing on the Speedy Complaint Resolution Programme launched by the Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat. Federal Tax Ombudsman Abdur Rauf Chaudhry was also present during the meeting.