‘Father of Pakistan’s nuclear programme’ Abdul Qadeer Khan dies
Al Jazeera, 11 Oct 2021
Abdul Qadeer Khan, credited with making Pakistan a nuclear power, has died at the age of 85.
He passed away after being admitted to hospital with a lung problem.
The scientist was hailed as a national hero. But he was accused by Western countries of smuggling technology to so-called rogue states.
Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports.
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