Pakistan’s nuclear assets are completely safe: Mamnoon Hussain
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – President Mamnoon Hussain has Thursday said that the country’s nuclear assets are completely safe.
Addressing the joint session of the Parliament in Islamabad today to mark beginning of the new parliamentary year, he said that Pakistan’s defense production sector has performed noticeably better and it can capture the attention of the prospective buyers in the market. “There is need to use modern tools of marketing to reap maximum benefits from this capability.”
The president said that trade and investment friendly policies and CPEC and power projects are manifestation and components of the plan to exploit precious resources for welfare of the people.
Mamnoon Hussain proposed that the government, opposition and all the political parties should declare Vision-2025 as a national plan through consensus so that process of welfare of public is not hampered at any cost, adding that there is also need to check the rising rate of population growth to ensure the optimal use of resources.
He urged that the political process should be above individual and parochial interest for the sake of higher objectives of national progress and prosperity.
The president referred to the steps being taken to bring Balochistan and FATA in the national mainstream and said these are part of effort to include the marginalized classes in the development process.
“All segments of the society will participate in the task of national reconstruction with the same spirit,” he hoped.
Hussain went on to say that as a result of economic policies of the Government, economic indicators are healthy and this is also acknowledged by the State Bank and international economic institutions. “Forward looking nations invest heavily in human resources and infrastructure for sustainable development,” he added.
He said there is also need to undertake serious efforts for poverty alleviation and improving the administration of health facilities. More hospitals and health units should be established to cater for the needs of the growing population.