On 8 November 2023, Mr. Somsak Suwansujarit, Chief Ombudsman of the Kingdom of Thailand, and Mr. Mokhammad Najih, Chairman of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Indonesia, signed the extension of the Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral cooperation between the two sides in Yogyakarta, Republic of Indonesia.
This MOU extension reflects the intention of the Ombudsmen of the two nations to continue active cooperation. They eager to improve their systems of handling complaints, exchange experiences, seek to collaborate in areas of common interest, and resolve the maladministration of the public services practice encountered by the other country’s overseas nationals in their lives, in the territory of the other side.
Before the signing ceremony, the Ombudsmen of the two countries had met bilaterally on 7 November 2023 to discuss the cooperation policy for implementation in the next phase. Both sides have accepted to involve the cooperation with the government of both countries through the diplomatic channels in an effort to support in resolving issues and difficulties encountered by each side’s nationals living in the another country, in accordance with the MOU and their legal framework.
Source: The Office of the Ombudsman of the Kingdom of Thailand