Nescom’s role in developing missile systems praisedPakistan
RAWALPINDI: Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, visited the National Engineering and Scientific Commission (Nescom) on Sunday and highlighted its significant contributions to developing an array of state-of-the-art strategic missile systems that have made the country’s defence formidable.
According to a press release, he was briefed on various projects being undertaken by Nescom.
Gen Hayat reiterated that Pakistan was a peace-loving country but would not remain oblivious to its national security needs and would pursue a policy of developing credible minimum deterrence to counter threats to its security.
Expressing satisfaction over the development and progress of various strategic systems and capabilities, he lauded the efforts of the scientists and engineers involved in the programmes.
The chairman of the JCSC also praised the contribution of the commission in the development of various conventional weapon systems for the three armed services.
On his arrival, Gen Hayat, who was accompanied by Strategic Plans Division Director General Lt Gen Mazher Jamil, was welcomed by Nescom Chairman Dr Nabeel Hayat Malik.
Published in Dawn, August 21st, 2017