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Abdul Qadeer Khan

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Abdul Qadeer Khan's Biography

Abdul Qadeer Khan[note 1] (Urdu: ڈاکٹر عبد القدیر خان; born: April 1, 1936), also respectively known in Pakistan as Mohsin-e-Pakistan (in Urdu: محسن پاکِستان; lit: Savior of Pakistan), FPAS, DEng, ScD, HI, NI (twice); more widely known as Dr. A. Q. Khan, is a Pakistani nuclear scientist and a metallurgical engineer, colloquially regarded as the founder of HEU based Gas-centrifuge uranium enrichment programme for Pakistan's integrated atomic bomb project. Founded and established the Kahuta Research Laboratories (KRL) in 1976, he was both its senior scientist and the Director-General until his retirement in 2001, and was an early and vital figure in other science projects. Apart from participating in atomic bomb project, he made major contributions in morphology, physical martensite, and its integrated applications in condensed and material physics.

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Pakistani Muslim protesters carry portraits of Abdul Qadeer Khan, the father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb
Pakistani Muslim protesters carry portraits of Abdul Qadeer Khan, the father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb
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  • Gaddafi's secrets finally revealed

      News Source: BBC | 3 months ago
    Since Muammar Gaddafi's ignominious death at the hands of a rebel mob in October 2011 much has been written and said about him. But now a new film, with unprecedented access to those close to Gaddafi, provides a comprehensive study of Libya's brutal
  • Pak election commission dissolves Abdul Qadeer Khan's party

      News Source: NewKerala | 4 months ago
    The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Acting Chief Election Commissioner Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, the Nation reports. Two political parties namely Social Democratic Movement Pakistan and Mutahidda Aman Party were registered, the report
  • China commits $6.5 billion for Pakistani nuclear project

      News Source: The Economic Times | 4 months ago
    China has committed $6.5 billion to finance the construction of a major nuclear power project in Pakistan's port city of Karachi as it seeks to strengthen ties with its strategic partner, Pakistani officials said. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz

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