Hon. Ombudsman Sindh, Mr. Ajaz Ali Khan, presented the Annual Report 2021 of the institution to the newly appointed Honourable Governor Sindh, Mr. Kamran Khan Tessori, on 18 November 2022.
The Report highlights the performance, achievements and progress of the office of the Provincial Ombudsman Sindh during the year 2021. Hon. Ombudsman Khan apprised the Governor Sindh that during this period a total of 7,113 complaints were received, out of which 2,129 were admitted. This includes, 87 complaints relating to children issues, four Suo Moto cases and four cases under section 33 of the Act providing for informal conciliation/amicable resolution of disputes. The remaining 1,571 were not entertained being pseudonymous and frivolous.
However, 1,005 complaints were forwarded to government agencies for necessary action as per law. During this period, 5,744 complaints were disposed off including carried forward cases. These statistics demonstrate the growth of the institution and the public trust and confidence in the Ombudsman office.
Governor Sindh appreciated the efforts made by the Provincial Ombudsman in providing administrative justice to the people of Sindh, especially to the remote areas of the province without incurring financial cost. He assured his support to the Institution in providing prompt and inexpensive justice to the underprivileged and vulnerable segment of society.
Source: Office of the Provincial Ombudsman Sindh, Pakistan