ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The National Command Authority (NCA) has reiterated its determination for taking all measures to ensure highly effective security of strategic assets and installations without indulging in arms race.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the 22nd meeting of NCA held under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

The meeting undertook a comprehensive review of the prevailing regional and international security environment. It took note of the growing conventional and strategic weapons’ development in the region, and expressed serious concerns over the adverse ramifications for peace and security on this account.

The meeting also approved to ratify the Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (Amended) by Pakistan.

The meeting was attended by the Federal Ministers of Defence, Finance and Interior, Advisor to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Services Chiefs, Director General Strategic Plans Division and other senior officials.