Wednesday 20 September 2023

Kingdom's Ombudsman Holds Talks with Mozambican Counterpart

Kingdom's Ombudsman Holds Talks with Mozambican Counterpart

The Ombudsman of the Kingdom, Mohamed Benalilou, held talks on Tuesday in Rabat with his Mozambican counterpart, Isaque Chande, currently leading an official delegation on a visit to Morocco.

This meeting is part of the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two institutions on August 7, 2017, states a press realease from the Ombudsman of the Kingdom's Institution, adding that Benalilou expressed his satisfaction with the level of cooperation between the two institutions.

After reviewing the results of the three previous visits made by the Mozambican Ombudsman and the delegation accompanying him to the Institution's headquarters, Benalilou gave an overview of the attributions, missions and working mechanisms of the Institution, which works to promote administrative management based on good governance and transparency and to lay the foundations of a modern administration at the service of the citizen, the same source stresses.

The meeting also offered an opportunity to address the delegation's questions and provide information about the Institution's operation, as well as its main achievements in terms of digitizing services for citizens, addressing complaints, and implementing recommendations and proposals. The press release notes that the Kingdom's ombudsman also discussed the actions taken to enhance the Institution's presence in the media and promote its image among the general public.

In his turn, the Mozambique Ombudsman explained the responsibilities and working methods of his institution, which are similar to those of the Kingdom's, inviting by the same occasion Benalilou to visit Mozambique.

Both parties expressed satisfaction with the quality of their cooperation relations and their determination to further develop and strengthen them, adds the same source, highlighting their aim to elevate their partnership to the level of the friendship that exists between Morocco and Mozambique.

As part of his visit, Mozambique's Defender of Justice (Ombudsman) will visit several governance bodies in order to learn about Morocco's experience and achievements in this field, the press release concludes.

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