Information Minister greets nation on anniversary of Youm-e-Takbeer

Islamabad, May 28 (KMS): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has congratulated the nation on the anniversary of Youm-e-Takbeer.

Marriyum Aurangzeb, in a statement said the decision to conduct nuclear tests on this day in 1998 reflects that Pakistan is independent and will remain independent forever.

She said the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif proved that we can never be surrendered. “On this day, we reiterate our commitment to never compromise on Pakistan’s independence, sovereignty and national interest,” she added.

The minister also paid tribute to all the people, including Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan and his team, who established, developed and manifested the nuclear programme.