Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar and British MP Naz Shah have urged the international community to play its role for early resolution of Kashmir and Palestine issues.
Later, the Punjab Governor left for Saudi Arabia for performing Umrah on special invitation of the Saudi Government.
According to details, British MP Naz Shah called on Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar at Governor House Lahore on Monday and informed him about her efforts with regards to raising voice for the liberation of Kashmiris and Palestine issues in the UK Parliament.
Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar appreciated Naz Shah and other British MPs for raising voice for Kashmiris and Palestinians.
During the meeting, Governor Ch Sarwar said that Overseas Pakistanis are the pride of the nation and Pakistani living all over the world stand with Kashmiri and Palestinian brethren, adding that the real face of India is being exposed all over the world. He said that India is the biggest facilitator of terrorists in the region and the enemy of peace.
Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that the world’s silence on Indian terrorism in Kashmir is no less than a crime and the dream of peace in the region cannot be materialized in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Naz Shah, a member of the British Parliament, said that resolution of Kashmir and Palestine issues is vital to establish peace in the world, adding that Narendra Modi is the killer of Kashmiris and Indian Muslims. She urged that the world must take notice of.
Later, Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar left for Saudi Arabia at the invitation of the Saudi government to perform Umrah. He will also meet Saudi officials and other overseas Pakistanis during his visit to Saudi Arabia. Talking on the occasion, Governor Ch Sarwar said that relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are stronger than a rock. Pak-Saudi relations are getting stronger under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. He thanked the Saudi Ambassador and the Saudi Government for the invitation.
Meanwhile, a five-member delegation of the office of Federal Ombudsman led by Syed Tahir Shahbaz visited the office of Punjab Ombudsman and held a detailed meeting with Provincial Ombudsman Maj (R) Azam Suleman Khan.
Ombudsman Punjab Maj (R)Azam Suleman Khan apprised the delegation about the performance and departmental reforms adding that public complaints were being readdressed in a period of 30 days.
This has improved departmental efficiency while increasing public trust in the government institutions, he added.
Similarly, the district heads have been instructed to visit two Tehsils in a week to resolve public issues at the grassroots, he said and maintained that this has also saved the complainants from the hassle of visiting district offices.
The office of Ombudsman Punjab has been fully automated to streamline the application process along with timely disposal of the complaints, he said. A dedicated helpline 1050 has been set up to guide the people about the process of lodging complaints to this office.