RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: In connection with Yaum-e-Takbeer, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that 24 years ago on May 28, 1998, Pakistan established credible minimum nuclear deterrence, restoring the balance of power in the region.
In a statement, the ISPR said that Pakistan armed forces pay tribute to all those who worked selflessly, stayed steadfast against all odds and made this possible.
Yaum-e-Takbeer is being observed on Saturday with national zeal and fervour to commemorate historic nuclear tests at Chaghi in 1998.
The theme of the day in 2022 is “Na Jhuky thay na Jhuken gay”.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has also released a national song in this connection with an aim aimed to highlight the importance of this day.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has already announced 10-day celebrations on the completion of 24 years of nuclear tests.
In his statement on the day, the prime minister expressed gratitude to those who helped to make defence of Pakistan invincible.
The prime minister said that today in 1998, the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif rejected all pressures and inducements in a bold show of leadership and made Pakistan nuclear power of the world.
Shahbaz Sharif said that now we are resolved to turn Pakistan into an economic power.
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