Eighteen years have been past since Pakistan became atomic power, at the occasion rallies, ceremonies and congregations were held all around the country.
Federal Minister of Information and culture Perveez Rasheed said that Nawaz Sharif spurned dollars for respect and dignity.
Hamza Shahbaz Sharif said that bold decision could only be taken by brave leader.
Addressing a rally in Muzzaffarabad with the titlel of Youm-e-Takbeer convention the minister said that Nawaz Sharif scorned offers over not to carried out atomic test and categorically announced that for respect and dignity nation would not bowed down to anybody.
After Indian tests, world powers were trying to stop Pakistan not to conduct atomic test and offered millions of dollars adding that the US then president Bill Clinton called Nawaz Sharif five times but Nawaz Sharif said that for respect and dignity resources would not stopped us.
Nawaz Sharif asked how much time will it take to conduct atomic test and scientists just demanded 17 days to conduct nuclear tests and then Pakistan conducted the atomic tests.
At the occasion of Youm-e-Takbeer cake cutting ceremonies were held in Multan, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Bahawalpur and Raheem Yar Khan and rally was also brought out in Hyderabad.