ISLAMABAD,:Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday reiterated his resolve to transform Pakistan into ‘an economic power’. On his Twitter handle, the prime minister referring to Youm-e-Takbir, being celebrated across the country today, said in 1998, the then prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in a bold show of leadership rejected all the pressures and inducements and made Pakistan a nuclear power. “Today in 1998, PM Nawaz Sharif rejected pressures and inducements in a bold show of leadership & made Pakistan nuclear power of the world. Now we are resolved to turn it into an economic power. My gratitude to all those who helped make our defense invincible. Youm-e-Takbir Mubarak,” he said in a tweet.