President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the Federal Insurance Ombudsman to provide speedy and cost-free justice to the aggrieved insurance policy holders against maladministration of insurance companies.

Talking to the newly-appointed Federal Insurance Ombudsman Mumtaz Ali Shah here in Islamabad on Thursday, he stressed Federal Insurance Office to enhance its outreach and ensure quick disposal of complaints to provide monetary relief to maximum number of citizens.

The President highlighted the need to create awareness about the role of Federal Insurance Office in providing justice to aggrieved policyholders in the settlement of insurance claims.

The President also advised the Federal Insurance Office to use modern technology tools to increase disposal of the complaints.

Earlier, President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday administered the oath of office to Federal Insurance Ombudsman Mumtaz Ali Shah here in Islamabad.