World Bulletin / News Desk
Mehmet Nihat Ömeroğlu, a retired member of the Supreme Court of Appeals, was elected as Turkey's first Chief Ombudsman by Parliament on Tuesday evening.
The Parliamentary Joint Commission, comprised of members of the parliamentary petition and human rights commissions has recently made up its mind on who will take office as the chief ombudsman, or the person to head Turkey's recently introduced Public Inspector Office.
The commission has decided on three nominees -- Yavuz Erkmen, Mehmet Nihat Ömeroğlu and Halime Nuray Turcan -- as its candidates. Ömeroğlu was elected as chief ombudsman by Parliament from among the three candidates.Last Mod: 28 Kasım 2012, 10:17