Pakistan News, Youm-e-Takbeer 2013 : The nation will celebrate 15th ‘Youm-e-Takbeer’ with zeal and zest today (May 28) to commemorate the historic nuclear tests in 1998, that made Pakistan the seventh nuclear nation of the world and first Muslim state equipped with the nuclear arsenal.
Besides special gatherings, rallies and conferences will be held across the country in order to mark the day with benefiting manner.
Pakistan, following explosion of nuclear bomb by India, had detonated seven nuclear blasts on May 28, 1998, 15 years earlier at Chaghi, Balochistan and earned the honour of becoming first nuclear power of Muslim world and 7th nuclear power of the world.
Erstwhile US, UK, Russia, China, France and India were the nuclear powers in the world.
Special functions, seminars, conferences, public meetings will be held by PML-N to highlight the role played by Dr Abdul Qadir Khan and Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in the perspective of nuclear detonations.
National Broadcasting Service, a dedicated current affairs channel of Radio Pakistan, will broadcast special programmes to memorize the exuberance of the day.
Special prayers will be offered for the sake of stability of the country, supremacy of the constitution, prosperity and eradication of terrorism. APP