Youm-e-Takbeer is being celebrated across the country with national enthusiasm and zeal, ARY News reports.
Pakistan is the first and only Muslim country to achieve the status of a nuclear power after conducting nuclear tests at Chaghai in Baluchistan 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.
The credit of conducting nuclear tests goes to Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, who was the Prime Minister at that time.
Rallies, seminars and functions will be organized by Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), the party in power in Pakistan, to celebrate the occasion today.
A ceremony will be held at Chief Minister's House in Lahore at 10:00 A.M. in which National and Provincial Assembly members of PML-N will be present.
Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, in a statement on the occasion, has said that the nuclear capability of Pakistan is not a matter of concern but meant for the welfare of the country and the nation.