President, PM felicitate nation on successful launch of PAK-SAT

President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani have felicitated the nation on the successful launch of the PAK-SAT, which was launched Thursday night from China.In a message the President and the Prime Minister said that the launch of PAK-SAT today is a historic occasion as it places Pakistan in the league of select nations that own and operate national communication satellites.“Indeed it is a milestone in our journey on the road to progress,” the President said.
Spokesperson Farhatullah Babar said that the information about the successful launch of the PAK-SAT was received by the two leaders during their meeting in the Presidency Thursday night.
In their message the two leaders said that they were pleased to learn that Pakistani scientists and engineers have fully participated in the design, manufacturing, testing and launch of this satellite.