Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed heartfelt condolences over the demise of Pakistan’s renowned nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan.
In a tweet today, the Prime Minister said he is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan.
The Prime Minister said Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan was loved by our nation because of his critical contribution in making us a nuclear weapon state.
This has provided us security against an aggressive much larger nuclear neighbour.
The Prime Minister said for the people of Pakistan he was a national icon.