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Youm-e-Takbeer, the celebration of Pakistan’s atomic explosions in 1998, will be observed today (Monday) across the country with a pledge to make Pakistan a stronger country, militarily and economically, among the comity of nations.

The day is commemorated every year on May 28 to mark the conduction of nuclear tests on the very day, in 1998, making a seventh nuclear nation of the world and first Islamic state equipped with the nuclear arsenal.

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Pakistan had conducted nuclear tests in Rasko hills of Chaghi district of Balochistan on May 28, 1998, in response to five nuclear explosions conducted by India, threatening the security of Pakistan.

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