Seminars and Workshops Expert Panel Discussion on Nuclear Safety and Security of Pakistan
An ‘Expert Panel Discussion’ on “Pakistan’s Nuclear Safety and Security”, was organised by the Centre for International Peace and Stability (CIPS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Islamabad, on the 3rd November 2022. The aim of the discussion was to understand the robust nuclear safety and security measures of Pakistan’s civil and military nuclear assets and to address the underlying reasons for the constant external pressures against Pakistan’s nuclear deterrence.
The panellists included Dr. Adil Sultan (Dean, Faculty of Aerospace & Strategic Studies, Air University), Professor Dr. Tughral Yamin (Associate Dean, CIPS), Professor Dr. Zafar Jaspal (School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University), and Dr. Attiq ur Rehman (Department of International Relations, National University of Modern Languages). The discussion and the was moderated by Dr. Aqab Malik, (Associate Professor at CIPS).
The panellists dwelt in detail about the effective nuclear safety and security measures undertaken by the Government of Pakistan. Discussants underscored the fact that Pakistan’s nuclear safety and security measures have been recognized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and that Nuclear Command Authority (NCA) provides a centralized and cohesive command and control system to its nuclear weapons.