Ombudsman institution helps provide quick justice: CJ

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali said that the institution of Ombudsman has helped provide rapid and inexpensive justice to people at grassroots gross.

Addressing the 14th Asian Ombudsmen Conference, he said institution of Ombudsman deal with complaints from the people sans legal complications. While the courts have to follow the legal procedure established to provide justice to the people.

He said that protecting the rights of all citizens has been insured under the Constitution.Ombudsman institution was providing speedy justice to people as 75,000 complaints per year is not zero complaints handling which is appreciable.

He expected soon a system designed to improve the judicial system.

The conference would definitely help share experiences of others, improving the performances and the development of a strategy to quickly dispose of the complaints of the people.

President of the Federal Supreme Court congratulated Defender M Salman Faruqui to win the election of the President of the Association of Asia Defensor del Pueblo for the next four years.

At the end Chief Justice of Pakistan presented commemorative shield to the chief delegates and ombudsmen of Pakistan of 17 countries.

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