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Youm-e-Takbeer was observed on Sunday to commemorate the historic nuclear tests Pakistan conducted on this day in 1998.

Pakistan became seventh nuclear world power with demonstration of nuclear capabilities and the first in the Muslim world.

The nuclear tests made Pakistan's defense invincible.

Special prayers have been offered for the progress and prosperity of the country, supremacy of the constitution, prosperity of the nation and eradication of terrorism.

Different organizations arranged special programmes and functions today to highlight importance of the day.

Radio Pakistan will broadcast special programmes in connection with Youm-e-Takbeer.

Meanwhile, Political Leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-N have lauded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for making Pakistan invincible by equipping it with nuclear capability. 

Talking to Radio Pakistan Lahore correspondent today in connection with Youm-e-Takbeer, PML-N leader and Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board Siddiq-ul-Farooq said Nawaz Sharif has made Pakistan's defence unconquerable forever.

PML-N Leader and Special Assistant to the Punjab Chief Minister Rana Muhammad Arshad said that after conducting nuclear tests, defence of Pakistan became impregnable.

Addressing a function in connection with Yaum-e-Takbeer in Lahore, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique says nuclear tests were conducted in the best interest of the country, despite enormous inter nation al pressure.

Khawaja Saad Rafique said due to effective polices of the government, the country's economy has taken off and there is a need to strengthen democracy and keep political stability for further economic progress.

He said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a gateway to new avenues of progress and prosperity for Pakistan.

He criticized Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan for crossing all moral limits in disrespecting state institutions.


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