Hon’ble Ombudsman Sindh, Pakistan, Mr. Ajaz Ali Khan presented the Annual Report 2020 of the Institution to the Honourable Chief Minister Sindh.
The Report highlighted the performance, achievements and progress during the year 2020, Honourable Ombudsman apprised the Chief Minister Sindh that during this period a total 6048 complaints were received, out of which 1229 were admitted. This includes, 29 complaints relating to Children issues, 01 Suo Moto and 04 cases under section 33 of the Act providing for informal conciliation/amicable resolution of disputes. The remaining 1260 were not entertained being pseudonymous and frivolous.
However, 1002 complaints were forwarded to the government agencies for necessary action as per law. During this period 10,485 complaints were disposed off, including huge backlog of very old and dormant cases. These statistics demonstrate growth of the Institution and public trust and confidence in the Ombudsman Office.
Chief Minister 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 encumbrance. He assured his full 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