Senator Sehar Kamran (T.I.), President CPGS, Congratulates the Nation on Successful Test-Launch of Shaheen-III Missile
Islamabad, March 09, 2015: The President Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies (CPGS), Senator Sehar Kamran (T.I.) has congratulated the military and political leadership, scientists, engineers and the people of Pakistan on the successful test-launch of the Shaheen-III missile. Shaheen-III is a surface-to surface ballistic missile, capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads up to a range of 2,750 kms. The test launch was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system at maximum range.
Senator Kamran said, nuclear deterrence was the vision of Quaid-e-Awam, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, as he laid the foundation of Pakistan’s nuclear programme. “I congratulate our civil and military leadership on this landmark event.” She further stated that the nation is firmly standing behind the armed forces of Pakistan.
Senator Sehar Kamran said that the test is, “another milestone of historic significance and another step in strengthening Pakistan’s deterrence capability.”