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Shaheen-3 flight test: MoFA appreciates the dedication of scientists, engineers


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

21st Jan, 2021. 09:02 pm
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MoFA appreciates Shaheen 3 successful flight test

Pakistan has on Wednesday successfully conducted a flight test of ‘Shaheen-3′ surface to surface ballistic missile. 

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan conducted successful flight test of Shaheen-3 ballistic missile, having range of 2750 Kms. President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Services Chiefs have congratulated scientists & engineers.

However, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) congratulate the nation on the conduct of successful flight test of Shaheen-3, and deeply appreciate the dedication, commitment and technical prowess of the scientists, engineers and the armed forces of Pakistan in making the launch successful.

Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafiz Chaudhry, in his weekly briefing today, said, “We deeply appreciate the dedication, commitment and technical prowess of the scientists, engineers and the armed forces of Pakistan in making the launch successful.”

He further said, “The successful flight test was part of Pakistan’s strategic capability manifestation, which is aimed at ensuring credible deterrence against any aggression.”

Earlier, Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar had said that there is “no organized terrorist infrastructure like in the past.”

Babar Iftikhar said that the objective of holding the press conference was to discuss the security of the country as well as the border situation.

He had added that the objective of holding the conference was to present an analysis of the security challenges of the past decade.

“The last 10 years were a challenging time in every aspect for Pakistan.” He added that in 2020 alone, the coronavirus pandemic and locust attacks put Pakistan’s food security and economy in danger.

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