Youm-e-Takbeer is marked with national fervour and devotion on Sunday to commemorate the momentous nuclear testing conducted in Chaghi, Balochistan, in 1998.
On this day, Pakistan became the world’s seventh nuclear power, and the first in the Muslim world, after conducting nuclear tests at Chaghai in Balochistan on May 28, 1998, in response to India’s nuclear bomb tests at Pokhran in the Rajasthan state of India on the 11th and 13th of the same year.
Pakistan’s defence became invincible as a result of the successful tests.
In the morning, special prayers were said for Pakistan’s advancement and prosperity, the supremacy of the constitution, and the abolition of terrorism.
PM vows to turn Pakistan into economic power
In his speech on Youm-e-Takbeer, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif stated that the nation must continue in the same spirit in order to achieve economic sovereignty and self-reliance.
He stated his resolve to convert Pakistan into an economic power through unity, hard effort, and unwavering faith.
The Prime Minister stated that twenty-five years ago today, the people of Pakistan declared their defense’s invincibility by detonating five nuclear bombs in response to India’s nuclear explosions.
Pakistan’s Armed Forces have paid a lavish tribute to the brilliant brains who devised and accomplished this feat in the face of difficult challenges.
The Inter Services Public Relations said in a statement that the entire Pakistani nation is celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Youm-e-Takbir today and remembering the extraordinary feat of creating Credible Minimum Deterrence.
According to the report, this feat has transformed the power dynamics in our region.