Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said transfer of power through democratic process has been completed peacefully in the country despite all odds.

He said this in his introductory remarks in the  meeting of National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC) held here Saturday.

He held that Good Governance is impossible without accountability and independent judicial system ensures accountability and better public governance.

He went on to say that conducting election in a free, fair and transparent manner is the responsibility of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) but keeping in view the sentiments of political parties, civil society and media to enhance the credibility of election process by involving judiciary, the request of (ECP)  to depute judicial officers as DROs and ROs in relaxation of National Judicial Policy was acceded to in the supreme national interest.

He underlined that the election process has been completed, and  it is the time to review the performance of judicial officers as DROs and ROs to devise strategies for future. In this regard, necessary information has been requisitioned from DROs, ROs and Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan which will be discussed in this  meeting, he added.