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    Pakistan Nuclear Power And Muslim World

  • We are a nuclear power, and know how to defend ourselves: Sartaj Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz said on Sunday that the current Indian government under Narendra Modi acts as if it is a regional superpower...

    “Modi’s India acts as if they are a regional superpower, we are a nuclear-armed country and we know how to defend ourselves,” said Aziz...

  • Pakistan's acquisition of nuclear power smashed India's dreams: Sartaj Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz on Sunday said that Pakistan's acquisition of nuclear power "smashed India's dreams"...

    Aziz was addressing a gathering of the Nazaria Pakistan Council where he also said that Pakistan's enemies would not succeed in sabotaging the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

  • Solar, nuclear, hydel? Pakistan's best power solution is...

    If social and bulk of conventional media is to be believed, Kalabagh Dam alone is the solution to all our energy woes...

    Interestingly, considering that the rupee has depreciated against USD over the last two decades and construction costs have gone up, one would have expected the cost to build the dam/plant and the ensuing cost to generate power to increase accordingly...

  • 'Elected leaders turned Pakistan into a nuclear power,' Nawaz says on Youm-i-Takbeer

    Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday credited democracy with turning Pakistan into an atomic power, saying it was an elected prime minister who initiated the country's atomic programme and another elected prime minister who saw it through its final stage...

    "We should give credit where it's due: Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto initiated Pakistan's atomic programme," he told a gathering at Lahore's Alhamra Hall...

  • Pakistan deeply committed to Muslim world's unity: PM

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said that Pakistan had a deep commitment to the unity of the Muslim world, and to the promotion of interfaith harmony and dialogue...

    Trump and other leaders from the Arab and Islamic countries who gathered here for the first Arab-Islamic-American Summit, the prime minister said that being the frontline state, Pakistan had rendered remarkable sacrifices in the global fight against terrorism, said...

  • Pakistan world's fastest-growing Muslim economy: Ahsan lqbal

    Minister of Planning and Development of Pakistan Ahsan lqbal on Monday said the international community has termed Pakistan as the fastest-growing Muslim economy in the world, adding that 2018 will be the year when the country "overcomes [its] energy shortage", Radio Pakistan reported...

    Read more: 'Iconic' CPEC Tower to be built in Islamabad: Ahsan IqbalThe planning and development minister said that many projects under the...

  • Pakistan's nuclear stockpile could become world's third largest, says report

    Pakistan could become the third largest nuclear stock pile within the next five to ten years, behind only the United States and Russia, the Washington Post reported, quoting reports published by two American think tanks...

    The report published on Thursday by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Stimson Center said that Pakistan, out of its fear of India, was far outpacing its rival neighbour in the development of...

  • How a Hindu temple was renovated by a Muslim and a Sufi shrine revamped by a Sikh in Pakistan

    The long turret of a temple rises unexpectedly amid tall minarets and round green domes in a busy area...

    The latest round of this battle roar its ugly head on a cold December morning in 1992, when passionate supporters of Jamaat-i-Islami and others not attached to any political party surrounded this temple, determined to bring it down to avenge the demolition of the Babri Masjid about 1,000 kilometres from here in a country they...

  • Zia, Bhutto and Pakistan’s nuclear capabilities earn mention in CIA documents

    While headlines in American publications reporting the release are domina­ted by mention of UFOs and the Stargate Project, the Indian media has discovered in the declassified files how the CIA considered spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba “could start world religion”...

    Funnily enough, one detailed country profile of 1971 India titled ‘National Intelligence Survey’ goes on at length about the country’s “national character” in the...

  • PM inaugurates country's 5th nuclear power plant at Chashma

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday inaugurated the country's fifth nuclear power plant C-4 at Chashma, Mianwali area, reported DawnNews...

    The Chashma nuclear power projects units, C-1, C-2 and C-3 have already been successfully contributing to the national grid, he said, adding that two large nuclear power plants, K-2 and K-3, were also under construction that he hoped would be operational soon...

  • PM opens country’s fifth nuclear power plant

    CHASHMA (Mianwali): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Friday that the government would end power load-shedding in the country by the end of the year, and complete the ongoing power projects by June next year...

    Addressing a gathering at the inauguration of the country’s fifth nuclear power plant (C-4), the prime minister said his government was committed to ending electricity load-shedding and would add 10,000MW to the...

  • ‘Saudi Arabia nuclear power tender next month’

    KHOBAR: Saudi Arabia is expected to launch a tender process for its first nuclear reactors as early as next month and will reach out to potential vendors from countries including South Korea, France and China, industry sources said...

    The world’s top oil exporter wants to start construction next year on two plants with a total capacity of up to 2...

  • Study calls for incentives to boost coal, nuclear power generation

    WASHINGTON: A US Energy Department report calls for incentives to boost coal-fired and nuclear power plants following a slew of closures that it said undermined reliable sources of electricity...

    The findings of the study, released late on Wednesday, drew scorn from renewable energy advocates but praise from the coal and nuclear industries...

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