Federal Ombudsman office marks 40 years.

HYDERABAD -- The 40th anniversary celebration of the Federal Ombudsman Office was held here at the Regional Office on Tuesday, to highlight the efforts made by the Ombudsman in resolving public issues.

The Regional Advisor Dr Rizwan Ahmed and other relevant officers of the institution cut the birthday cake of Federal Ombudsman Office and briefed about the performance of the institution so far.

Addressing the ceremony, Dr Rizwan said that the office of federal Ombudsman was providing relief to the general public and the government employees by addressing their complaints.

"The purpose of the institution of ombudsman office is to protect human rights by providing basic rights to the people. This institution has been established by the government to redress the complaints of mismanagement and irregularities in the services being provided to the general public," he added.

He said that the Federal Ombudsman Institution was established in 1983 and it has 17 regional offices across the country through which relief had been provided to around 1.9 million people.

He said that the Hyderabad Regional Office of the Federal Ombudsman was functioning since the last eight years and this office had solved 26 thousand cases so far.

Dr Rizwan said,"The majority of people do not know about the functioning of the institution, so we want the outreach of the Ombudsman institution to be...

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