Sunday, January 24, 2021

Pakistan’s Nuclear Bombs in Very Safe Hands: Foreign Office

Initially, there were speculations that Pakistan’s nuclear bombs might fall in the wrong hands which could endanger the regional security. The Pakistan Foreign Office has said that as a responsible nuclear power, Islamabad has established the most effective nuclear security system in the world and has also made its state institutions capable of organising international training programs for the national security.

India-Pakistan Nuclear War More Likely Than North-South Korea: New York Times

To evaluate and build on the protocols and mechanisms in place, the Pakistan Center of Excellence in Nuclear Security (PCENS) organised a workshop in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, four IAEA experts along with the PCENS faculty conducted the workshop to evaluate the physical protection system. It was attended by 18 foreign participants from Belarus, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Romania, Spain, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority chief Zohair Ayub inaugurated the workshop. The inauguration ceremony was attended by a large number of foreign office officials, diplomats of various countries and think tank representatives. Meanwhile, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Muhammad Naeem attended the closing ceremony.

More News at EurAsian Times

Featured

Russia To Supply Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System To Myanmar Amid Warming Ties With India, Japan

As India and Japan are getting closer to Myanmar militarily to counter China, the Southeast Asian nation has not forgotten its old ally Russia....

India, Saudi Arabia Ties ‘Under Duress’ After Riyadh Introduces A New Economic Measure?

Just when India’s coronavirus-battered economy started showing signs of recovery, Saudi Arabia's decision to cut crude oil production does not augur well for the...

​China’s Growing Global Stature As Weapons Producer Threatens Russia’s Export Revenues

China overtook Russia to become the world's No. 2 arms producer between 2015 and 2019, according to data released by the Stockholm International Peace...

Why Anti-Israel Rhetoric Keeps Resurfacing In Pakistan Despite Imran Khan Ruling Out Ties With Jewish State?

Pakistan is witnessing a wide-scale anti-Israel movement led by Maulana Fazlur Rehman of the Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (Fazl), a right-wing Islamist party, which opposes...

Why India’s Ruling Party BJP May Wash Its Hands Of Supreme Court-Monitored NRC Exercise

India’s biggest dilemma vis-à-vis the issue of illegal immigration from Bangladesh is that its all-weather ally Dhaka never acknowledges this as their problem. And...