PHILIPSBURG – On Friday July 13th, Ombudsman Nilda Arduin presented the 2017 Ombudsman Year Report to Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin at the Government Building. Under the theme “Gearing towards Excellence” – the report highlights the Ombudsman’s focus on the relief, recovery and rebuilding needs of the community since the passing of Hurricane Irma.
As a result, among others two systemic investigations have been launched into the country’s preparedness to deal with Disaster management, and the operations of the Rent Tribunal.
Upon invitation of the Prime Minister, a presentation by the Ombudsman for the Council of Ministers and Secretary General’s will follow in the near future. Copies of the annual Year Report for the Council of Ministers and Secretary Generals will be distributed soon.