Pakistan to pursue policy of credible minimum deterrence: CJCSC
RAWALPINDI: Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Sunday reiterated that Pakistan is a peace loving country but would not remain oblivious to its national security needs and shall pursue a policy of developing minimum credible deterrence to counter threats to its security.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations, the CJCSC visited the National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM) where he was briefed on various projects being undertaken by the organisation
He expressed satisfaction over the development and progress of various strategic systems and capabilities, and lauded the efforts of scientists and engineers involved in the development programmes.
He also highlighted the significant contributions of NESCOM in developing an array of state of the art strategic missile systems that have made Pakistan’s defence formidable.
He also appreciated contributions of NESCOM in the development of various conventional weapon systems for the armed forces. Earlier on his arrival, CJCSC was received by Chairman NESCOM Dr Nabeel Hayat Malik.