Who sold nuclear technology to Pakistan?

4, Abdul Qadeer Khan, the father of the Pakistani bomb, acknowledged that during the past two decades he had secretly provided North Korea, Libya, and Iran with crucial technological and intellectual building blocks for making nuclear weapons.

Who made atomic bomb for Pakistan?

Abdul Qadeer Khan
Abdul Qadeer Khan

Abdul Qadeer Khan محسن پاکستان
Known for Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program, gaseous diffusion, martensite and graphene morphology
Awards Nishan-i-Imtiaz (1996;1999) Hilal-i-Imtiaz (1989)
Scientific career
Fields Metallurgical Engineering

Who was the scientist who built Pakistan’s nuclear weapons?

Over the course of three decades, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan built Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program from a stolen uranium centrifuge design and a network of grey-market suppliers. But he wasn’t just working for Pakistan—he was exporting, too. Khan was born in Bhopal, India in 1936. He was one of seven children, the son of a schoolmaster.

What was the second nuclear reactor built in Pakistan?

A second Atomic Research Reactor, known as PARR-II, was a Pool-type, light-water, 27–30 kWe, training reactor that went critical in 1989 under Munir Ahmad Khan. The PARR-II reactor was built and provided by PAEC under the IAEA safeguards as IAEA had funded this mega project.

Where was the last nuclear test conducted in Pakistan?

This operation was named Chagai-I by Pakistan, the underground iron-steel tunnel having been long-constructed by provincial martial law administrator General Rahimuddin Khan during the 1980s. The last test of Pakistan was conducted at the sandy Kharan Desert under the codename Chagai-II, also in Balochistan, on 30 May 1998.

When did the UK start supplying Pakistan with nuclear fuel?

In 1969, after a long negotiation, the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) signed a formal agreement to supply Pakistan with a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant capable of extracting 360 grams (13 oz) of weapons-grade plutonium annually.