Karachi (May 27, 2017): Yaum-e-Takbeer is being celebrated on Sunday to mark the day of nuclear tests by the country in 1998.
Pakistan carried out nuclear tests this day in 1998 in response to Indian nuclear explosions, making defence of the motherland impregnable.
In the morning, 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 to highlight importance of the day.
Radio Pakistan will broadcast special programmes in connection with Yaum-e Takbeer.
Youm-e-Takbeer, which literally means “the day when Allah Almighty’s name was exalted” is celebrated every year with great enthusiasm to remind the struggle and great odds Pakistan faced in achieving the nuclear capabilities despite international pressures.
As a result of the nuclear explosions, the nation had to endure economic sanctions imposed by the international community but it stood by its principled stand on the issue of achieving national deterrence.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the party which always celebrates the day in a befitting manner because the nuclear test was done during its , its workers and leaders are all set to celebrate Youm-e-Takbeer, arranging special gatherings and cake cutting ceremonies at various palces.
The party has the distinction of making the decision to carry out nuclear tests at Chaghi during the second tenure of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif as the country’s prime minister.