Pakistan

Pakistan accords nuclear security highest priority: Gen Rashad

RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Rashad Mahmood today visited Pakistan’s Center of Excellence for Nuclear Security (PCENS) and inaugurated Physical Protection Exterior Laboratory (PPEL) that has been established in collaboration with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

During his visit, Gen Mehmood termed it to be a significant step in Pakistan’s continued efforts towards strengthening nuclear safety and security culture.

He also witnessed ongoing training activities of the SPD security force and visited other state of the art facilities. He appreciated the professionalism and dedication of the force and commended the focus on high standard of training for nuclear security.

CJCSC emphasized that nuclear security being national responsibility is accorded highest priority by Pakistan.

Upon arrival at the institution, CJCSC was received by Director General Strategic Plans Division (SPD) Lieutenant General Mazhar Jamil and the Chairman of Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA), Mr Anwar Habib.

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