Pakistan's Top Official Stresses Importance of Nuclear Security
On 18 October 2011, Pakistan's Strategic Plans Division (SPD) Director General Lieutenant General (r) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai said that nuclear security had always remained a special focus of Pakistan's nuclear program. He said that Pakistan had taken a number of steps to enhance nuclear security during the last decade, including the establishment of a specialized training academy to develop an indigenous capability for human resource capacity building in the area of nuclear security. By 2013, over 8000 nuclear security professionals are expected to be trained, which would further augment the capability of SPD's Security Division
Abstract Number: 20110270
Headline: Pakistan's Top Official Stresses Importance of Nuclear Security
Date: 18 October 2011
Bibliography: "Pakistan Says Nuclear Security Top Priority," Pakistan Today Online, 19 October 2011, www.pakistantoday.com.pk
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