Nation observes Youm-e-Takbeer with zeal today

28 May, 2015 9:35 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Youm-e-Takbeer, the celebration of Pakistan’s atomic explosions in 1998, will be observed across the country with national zeal and fervour on Thursday (today).

On May 28, 1998, Pakistan joined the prestigious club of seven nuclear powers, by conducting nuclear tests in response to India’s testing its nukes on May 11 and 13, the same year.

Various organisations will stage rallies and hold seminars to highlight the importance of this day.

Rich tributes will be paid to the team of nuclear scientists who raised Pakistan’s strategic status in the comity of nations and signified the principle of self-reliance.

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