Pakistan has effective command and control system for N-program: Sartaj Aziz

03 May, 2016 11:23 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has on Tuesday said that Pakistan has presented several plans to keep South Asia clean from nuclear weapons.

He said that Pakistan has mobilized the world regarding nuclear safety.

The adviser said that Pakistan has an effective command and control system for its nuclear program.

Addressing a seminar on “Pakistan’s non-proliferation efforts and strategic export control system” in Islamabad on Tuesday, Sartaj Aziz said that Pakistan is committed to nuclear security and has been proactively engaged with the international community to promote nuclear safety and security.

Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan is a peace loving country but it was compelled to get nuclear deterrence in the face of growing threat to its security and integrity after Indian nuclear tests. However, he maintained, Pakistan remains committed to nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament.

He said that Indian fleet of nuclear submarine and Cold Start doctrine pose serious threat to the region. All these developments have compelled Pakistan to maintain minimum nuclear deterrence.


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