ISLAMABAD: Yaum-e-Takbeer was observed on Saturday with pledge to defend country against any aggression.

Special prayers were offered in the morning for progress and prosperity of the country. Different events were held at the government as well as private level to highlight importance of the day.

Addressing a function in connection with Youm-e-Takbeer in Faisalabad, the speakers said the nuclear explosions laid foundation for prosperous Pakistan.

In her address, PML-N leader Senator Nuzhat Sadiq said Youm-e-Takbeer was indeed a day of pride for the Pakistani nation and the Muslims across the globe. Yaum-e-Takbeer rallies and seminars were also held throughout Azad Kashmir.

The Speakers lauded Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and armed forces for adopting a courageous stance to make the country’s defense impregnable.  They termed Yaum-e-Takbeer an unforgettable day in the history of Pakistan.