Tahir Shahbaz re-elected Asian Ombudsman Association president

November 20, 2019

Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz elected as unopposed President of Asian Ombudsman Association (AOA) second time for next four years during the International Ombudsman Conference held at Istanbul Turkey.

The conference was inaugurated by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan where China nominated Pakistan for presidentship whereas Japan and Turkey seconded the move during election proceedings.

Speaking on the occasion, Syed Tahir Shahbaz thanked all the member countries for twice showing the confidence on the leadership of Pakistan, especially thanking China, Turkey and Japan for backing the presidentship.

During the conference, most of the countries appreciated the efforts of Pakistan regarding improvement in good governance and urged to follow the good practices of Pakistan.

The Chief Ombudsman of Turkey Seref Malkoc also appreciated the performance of Pakistan in running the affairs of the association.

NNR/Khokhar

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