In-House Discussion on “Pakistan; A Responsible Nuclear State” organized by CGSS at Islamabad, Pakistan

On 13th May 2019, an In-house discussion on “Pakistan; A Responsible Nuclear State” was organized by CGSS at Islamabad, Pakistan. Keeping in view, the myth regarding security of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons have been propagated by the west and probably India for vested interest, CGSS arranged this discussion. The aim of the discussion was to portray Pakistan as a responsible nuclear state and to put light on the security posture of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons. Furthermore, discussion also comprised of Pakistan’s stance on minimum credible deterrence. CGSS organized this discussion to formulate a suggestive policy paper for relevant stakeholder departments of Government of Pakistan.
Eminent personalities participated in the discussion, providing their valuable insight about the topic. The names of the participants are as below:
a. Mr. Ashfaq Ahmed Gondal - Former Federal Secretary of Information/Senior Member Advisory Board CGSS
b. Dr. Zafar Iqbal Cheema – Director, Strategic Vision Institute
c. Brig. Naeem Salik (Retd) – Director, Center for International Strategic Studies
d. Mr. Tauqir Ahmed - Consultant Security Management/Member Advisory Board CGSS
e. Mr. Shakeel Ahmed Ramay - Executive Director, Zalmi Foundation/Member Advisory Board CGSS
f. Mr. Jawad Majid - Director and Head of Silk Bank Emaan Islamic Branch/Member Advisory Board CGSS
g. Mr. Ateeq Ur Rehman - Assistant Professor, NUML University
h. Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Taimur Akram (Retd) – Executive Director CGSS
i. Ms. Rahat Iqbal – Consultant CGSS
j. Ms. Afsheen Siab Kayani – CGSS

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