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Full confidence in nuclear command, control system: Corps Commanders Conference

Full confidence in nuclear command, control system: Corps Commanders Conference

Pakistan

The forum reposed full confidence in Pakistan’s robust nuclear command and control structure.

RAWALAPINDI (Dunya News) - The Pakistan Army’s Corps Commanders have expressed full confidence in the country’s robust nuclear command and control system, saying Islamabad has taken all steps necessary to buttress its nuclear atomic regime.

This was the outcome of the 252nd Corps Commanders’ Conference which was held at General Headquarters (GHQ) with Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in the chair, said a statement issued by the ISPR on Tuesday.

The participants took a comprehensive review of the prevailing internal and external security situation and operational preparedness of the Army.

The forum was apprised of Army’s assistance to civil administration for relief and rehabilitation efforts in the flood-affected areas and post-flood situation particularly in Sindh and Balochistan.

While expressing satisfaction over operational preparedness of the formations, the COAS reiterated Pakistan Army’s resolve to defend the motherland against all threats.

The forum reposed full confidence in Pakistan’s robust nuclear command and control structure and security arrangements related to country’s strategic assets.

As a responsible nuclear weapon state, Pakistan has taken all measures necessary to strengthen its nuclear security regime, at par with international best practices, the forum was informed.

The COAS lauded formations’ operational readiness and sustained efforts during flood relief duties.

The reassurance about the nuclear safety system came after US President Joe Biden remarks about Pakistan’s atomic weapons.