Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has said that Pakistan suffered a lot and paid a heavy price in men and material while fighting against terrorism. The Chief Justice has said rule of law should be vital for society.

Addressing the closing session of the International Judicial Conference in Islamabad on Sunday‚ he said mutual cooperation beneficial for justice and Judicial conference will help in providing quick justice.

He said Lawyers plays pivotal role for provision of justice in society.

The Chief Justice said lawyers‚ media and civil society have played important role in the restoration of judiciary.

He urged all relevant segment of society to come forward to play their due for quick and affordable justice. He said results of national judicial policy are emerging.

The Chief Justice maintained that judiciary should be free from every kind of pressure for provision of justice.

Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry on this occasion launched a book "Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice" co-edited by Ana Maria Salinas de Frias‚ Katja Samuel and Nigel White.

Praising the book‚ Chief Justice remarks that it examines many significant issues of great concern to Pakistan on Sunday.

Chief Justice said that the International Legal Regime is suffering similar problems which all our domestic legal systems have gone through.

He said there is no better method than to subscribe to the Rule of Law and the norms of justice.

Addressing the Conference the First Deputy of Iran Judiciary Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi said his country wants to achieve the best and most appropriate mechanisms to solve the problems and remove obstacles existing before the fulfillment of justice in the human societies.

He said that in near future‚ the Conference of Attorneys General and Prosecutors General of ECO and OIC member states will be held in Tehran. It would help promote the judicial-police cooperation level in the region.