Pakistan's strategic capability was based on the policy of credible minimum deterrence, a Pakistani agency quoted Sharif as saying. Sharif made the remarks during his visit to the National Command Centre of the National Command Authority, and a weapons storage site.

Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Chairman of Joint Chief of Staff Committee Gen. Khalid Shamim Wynne, Director General of Strategic Plans Division Lt Gen (Retd) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai, senior military officers, scientists and engineers were also present during the visit.

The Prime Minister was given a demonstration on the state-of-the-art connectivity of the country-wide strategic assets which was an exclusive network ensuring effective control over the strategic assets by the National Command Authority.

Sharif expressed complete satisfaction over the safe, secure and fool-proof security architecture in place for the physical safety and security of Pakistan's strategic assets.


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