Ombudsman visits Jau rehabilitation centre

Dec 31, 2018

A delegation led by Ombudsman, Head of the Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission (PDRC) Nawaf Mohammed Al-Maawda paid a visit to Jau Reform and Rehabilitation Centre where student-inmates sit their end-of-first-semester exams. 

 

Present were supervisors from the Ministry of Education, accompanied by Lieutenant-Colonel Adnan Bahr, who is in charge of Jau Reform and Rehabilitation Centre. The delegation was briefed about the measures undertaken by Jau Reform and Rehabilitation Centre enable student-inmates to sit their exams in proper conditions. 

 

Al-Maawda commended the end-of-first-semester exams, being held at Jau Reform and Rehabilitation Centre, hailing student-inmates’ keenness on learning and wishing them success in their studies. He commended the facilities provided by the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Jau Reform and Rehabilitation Centre administration as well the General Directorate For Reform and Rehabilitation to enable inmates and  detainees to pursue their studies in line with the directives of Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa and other ministry’s senior officials. The ombudsman commended the contribution of the Ministry of Education, in response to the recommendations of the Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission (PDRC).