Pak nuclear assets are completely safe: PM briefed in NCA

ISLAMABAD: The National Command Authority (NCA) on Thursday held a meeting in Islamabad and reaffirmed that Pakistan’s nuclear assets are completely safe

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif presided over the meeting.

Director General of Strategic Planning Division Khalid Kadwai briefed the meeting about the security and safety measures of the country’s nuclear installations and arsenals. He said the US intelligence reports and world’s suspicions about Pakistan’s nuclear arsenals are baseless and based on assumptions.

The meeting also held in-depth discussion on the recent tension at the Line of Control and the fallout of any US attack on Syria.

The National command authority is the principal forum responsible for command and control of the country’s nuclear arsenal. It also looks after the security and safety of nuclear installations.

The meeting was attended by Foreign Affairs and National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz‚ Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali‚ Finance Minister Ishaq Dar‚ Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and the three services chiefs.