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Senate body briefed on defence, security matters.

RAWALPINDI, November 06, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Standing Committee on Defence & Defence Production visited Joint Staff Headquarters and was briefed on defence and security matters with emphasis on the Higher Defence Organisation of Pakistan, structural profile of the Armed Forces, development perspective of the three services and overview of the status of policy planning and strategic directions to the Armed Forces. They were also briefed on the strategic programme including the salient features of nuclear policy, force development strategy, command and control architecture, arrangements for security of the sensitive assets, as well as the national space program. The briefing was also attended by Lieutenant LIEUTENANT. This word has now a narrower meaning than it formerly had; its true meaning is a deputy, a substitute, from the French lieu, (place or post) and tenant (holder). Among civil officers we have lieutenant governors, who in certain cases perform the duties of governors; (vide, the  General (Retired) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai, Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General (Retired) Athar Ali Shah For the Guantanamo captive, sometimes listed as Ali Shah, see Said Mohammed Ali Shah.

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, Secretary Defence, Lieutenant General Sardar Mehmood Ali, Director General Joint Staff and other senior officials of Ministry of Defence and Joint Staff Headquarters. Later, during the Question & Answer session which was personally conducted by General Tariq Majid General Tariq Majid or Tariq Majeed (born August 1950) is a Pakistani general and chairman-designate Joint Chiefs of Staff who will take over once the out-going General Ehsan ul Haq retires on October 7, 2007. , NI(M), Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, the visiting dignitaries had extensive discussions on defence and security matters.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 6, 2009
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