ISLAMABAD – Youm-e-Takbeer is being observed today (Saturday) 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.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, in his message on Youm-e-Takbeer, said that the nation was showing unity to make Pakistan as an Asian Tiger in economic terms as it had shown unity in 1998 when the country carried out nuclear tests making the national defense as impregnable.

He added that May 28 was an unforgettable day in the history of Pakistan when country’s appeared as an atomic power on the globe.

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

Different organizations will arrange special programmes and functions today to highlight importance of the day.-APP