Islamabad: Pakistan Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Fakhruddin G Ibrahim met the country’s Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry here in Islamabad on Monday.
According to television reports, the matters related to upcoming general elections and preparations made by the Election Commission of Pakistan were discussed during the meeting.
Sources said that the CEC had requested to the chief justice that the district returning officer in the elections should be appointed by the judiciary.
Ibrahim took the oath as the CEC on 23 July 2012, after being appointed by the President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari. He is a retired Associate Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, and Senior Advocate Supreme Court and is known as a peace activist.