The Deputy Ombudsman of Romania, Prof Mircea Criste paid a courtesy call on the Parliamentary Ombudsman Mr Anthony C. Mifsud.
Professor Criste studied law and obtained a PhD in Constitutional Law subsequent to which he was appointed as a Professor at the West University of Timisoara, Romania.
In 1997 he became the first Director General of the Penitentiary System where he was a prime mover of the important reforms in this area of justice. He was also a judge and Chief Prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Justice as well as Ambassador to Macedonia.
His current position is that of Deputy People’s Advocate (Ombudsman) with special responsibility for the Armed Forces, Justice, the Police and Correctional Facilities.
Dr Brian Said, Senior Investigating Officer was in attendance.Media Releases