ISLAMABAD  – Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila on Saturday inaugurated the newly constructed headquarters of the Naval Strategic Force Command (NSFC). Lt Gen (Retd) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai, Director General Strategic Plans Division, and other senior ranking naval and military officers were also present on the occasion, said an ISPR press release. Welcoming the chief guest, Vice Admiral Tanveer Faiz, Commander Naval Strategic Force Command, said the HQ NSFC would perform a pivotal role in the development and employment of the Naval Strategic Force.  The Force, which is the custodian of the nation’s second strike capability, will strengthen Pakistan’s policy of Credible Minimum Deterrence and ensure regional stability, he added. The Chief of the Naval Staff commended the quality of work in making the HQ NSFC a state of the art facility. “He declared that the day marks the formal establishment of the Naval Strategic Force Command of Pakistan.”