History of Pakistan #37 | How Pakistan become Atomic Power? | Faisal Warraich


37th episode of the #HistoryOfPakistan is the story of the famous nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan in 1998. First India conducted nuclear tests in Pokhran and then Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee sought membership of the Atomic Club. But the Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif was under great pressure from the US president Bill Clinton. Benazir Bhutto and Imran Khan were also in favor of the blasts. Yet there were threats of sanctions against Pakistan. A plane hijacking also threatened the nuclear tests. Yet Nawaz Sharif stood his ground and Pakistan conducted nuclear blasts in Chagai district of Balochistan.



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