Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif declared a public holiday on May 28 (Tuesday) to mark Youm-e-Takbeer, a day when Pakistan’s defence became impregnable after nuclear tests in the hills of Chagai, Balochistan.

Youm-e-Takbeer reminds the Pakistani nation of unity to make the defence of the country invincible, the prime minister said in a statement issued by the PM House on Monday.

With five successful nuclear tests on May 28, 1998, Pakistan became the seventh nuclear-armed country in the world and the first in the Islamic world, reinforcing its writ in the region and restoring the balance of power.

Youm-e-Takbeer a journey towards credible minimum deterrence: PM

Youm-e-Takbeer is considered a red-letter day in Pakistan’s history which ensured invincible defence capabilities and regional stability through power equilibrium.

Following the government decision, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) also announced that they will remain closed on Tuesday to mark the day as a public holiday on the occasion of Youm-e-Takbeer.

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Syed Fatha Haider May 27, 2024 07:29pm
Whats about SBP/other Banks????
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Syed Fatha Haider May 27, 2024 07:29pm
Whats about SBP/other banks???
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Raheem May 27, 2024 08:02pm
Is schools or colleges open on this public holiday
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Walkie May 27, 2024 08:09pm
@Raheem , everything is closed..schools, banks, markets
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Ume roman May 27, 2024 08:14pm
Medical colleges band hon gy ya open?
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Rizwan May 27, 2024 08:27pm
One more political stunt.
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Fasahat May 27, 2024 08:49pm
Sir D.com ka exam hy subha English woh cancel hai ya ni
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Sarah May 27, 2024 09:01pm
What about Palestine? The beheaded and burnt babies of RAFAH. What about the GENOCIDE in GAZA??
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Abdul Hameed May 27, 2024 09:31pm
@Ume roman, They're off
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Timmy May 27, 2024 09:50pm
Country on a financial ICU and leadership announcing frivolous holidays.
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Sana Ullah May 27, 2024 10:07pm
proud of Pakistan to making a nuclear power for the defiance of Islamic country
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Ak May 27, 2024 11:03pm
Whom to complain if university is open on a governmnt holiday?
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Areej Fatima May 28, 2024 08:51am
@Sana Ullah , Punjab Dental Hospital is open today
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Areej Fatima May 28, 2024 08:52am
What about Punjab Dental Hospital Is it open today or not
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