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Youm-e-Takbeer being celebrated across Pakistan today

Youm-e-Takbeer

ISLAMABAD: Youm-e-Takbeer is being celebrated across Pakistan with national enthusiasm and zeal, ARY News reports.

Pakistan became the first and only Muslim country to become a nuclear power after conducting  nuclear tests at Chaghai in Balochistan on 28th May, 1998 as a response to India’s nuclear bomb tests on 11th and 13th May of the same year at Pokhran in Rajhasthan state of India.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being briefed on nuclear tests in Chaghai

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being briefed on nuclear tests in Chaghai

Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif was the Prime Minister of Pakistan at that time, who demonstrated the political will of the leadership and opt for nuclear tests despite immense pressure and warnings from the US and other major world powers urging him to avoid the tests.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announcing Pakistan's successful nuclear tests

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announcing Pakistan’s successful nuclear tests

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, the mind behind Pakistan's nuclear capability

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, the mind behind Pakistan’s nuclear capability

Rallies, seminars and functions will be organized to celebrate the occasion today.

Special prayers were offered in the morning today for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan, supremacy of the constitution, and eradication of terrorism.

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