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Ombudsman receives GCC delegation

Manama, 10/12/2014 (BNA) – Ombudsman Nawaf Al-Maawda received here a delegation from the reformation and detention directorates in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, currently on a visit to the kingdom to take part in the GCC "Inmate Week" held under the theme "Take My Hand Toward a Better Tomorrow", held on December 7-10. Al-Maawda highlighted the Ombudsman's efforts in monitoring reformation and detention centres, citing the first annual report issued in May. He affirmed the Ombudsman's constant keenness to interact positively with similar institutions and bodies outside Bahrain to avail of their expertise and skills in monitoring reformation and detention centres, especially the prestigious ones.