Abbasi's address to the General Assembly will be his debut into highest international diplomacy.

NEW YORK (web Desk) - Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will address the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York tonight.

Shahid Abbasi’s address to the General Assembly will be his debut into highest international diplomacy after being sworn in as the prime minister.

Earlier, the premier while talking to media at Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) on Wednesday said that Pakistan’s nuclear arsenals being safe and secure.

"We have a very robust and secure command-and-control system over our strategic nuclear assets. Time has proved that it s a process that is very secure. It s a process that has complete civilian oversight through the NCA," Abbasi said.

The Nuclear Command Authority (NCA) of Pakistan is the authority responsible for command, control and operational decisions regarding the country s nuclear arsenals.

Abbasi said on that Pakistan has developed short-range nuclear weapons to counter the cold start doctrine adopted by the Indian Army. Abbasi was also assertive of Pakistan s nuclear arsenals being safe and secure.