How Pakistan responded to India’s successful launch of South Asian GSAT-9 satellite

India on Friday fulfilled its promise to launch a communications satellite in order to serve the needs of all the countries in South Asia. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during 2014 SAARC summit in Kathmandu, had made the commitment to launch the satellite.

PM Modi called the successful launch of ISRO’s GSLV-F09, carrying the South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9), from at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, a “gift to SAARC nations.” The prime minister further thanked the leaders of the neighbouring nations – Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, President of Maldives Abdulla Yameen, Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena –who joined the satellite launch event via video conferencing along with Modi. Pakistan was not a part of the project. Read More…


Credit By : The Indian Express

You may also read!

Jammu And Kashmir: Amid Repeated Skirmishes Along LoC, Sniper Fire Fatalities See Uptick In Recent Months

In 1 September, Kamaljit Singh, an assistant sub-inspector with the Border Security Forces (BSF) was injured along with three


Boeing: Budget Airlines To Drive Plane Demand In Next 20 Years

 Smaller planes will dominate aviation orders worldwide in the next 20 years, driven by the needs of budget airlines


DGCA Gives Aerodrome License To Shirdi Airport

As per an ET report by Anirban Chaudhary, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given an aerodrome


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu