Pak media: Iran to launch satellites into orbit

Islamabad, Jan 11, IRNA -- Pakistani media have given exclusive coverage to President Hassan Rouhani's Thursday speech that Iran is going to send two new satellites into orbit, using Iran-made rockets.

Leading English news daily ‘Dawn’ quoted Iran’s president as saying that the Islamic Republic will soon send two new satellites into the orbit, using Iran-made rockets.

President Hassan Rouhani’s during a commemoration ceremony for the late President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said the rocket launching would soon take place.

Daily ‘The News’ quoted President of Iran as announcing that Iran would send two new satellites into orbit, using Iran-made rockets. He made the remarks during a commemoration for the late President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

'Soon, in the coming weeks, we will send two satellites into space using our domestically-made rockets,' Rouhani said.

Daily ‘Business Recorder’ quoted President Hassan Rouhani as saying that Iran will put two satellites into orbit in coming weeks using domestically made missiles.

Iran, which considers its space program a matter of national pride, has said its space vehicle launches and missile tests were not violations and would continue.

“In the coming weeks, we will put two satellites into space using our Iran-made missiles,” Rouhani said.

Daily ‘Pakistan Observer’ in its headline said Iran to send two satellites into orbit. It added President Hassan Rouhani during a commemoration for the late President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, confirmed the rocket launches would take place.

It said previously, Iran has sent several short-lived satellites into orbit over the past decade. Last week, Iran said country’s three new satellites have successfully passed pre-launch tests.

Another newspaper ‘Daily Times’ said President Hassan Rouhani has revealed that the Islamic Republic will soon send two new satellites into orbit using Iran-made rockets.

It added Iran typically displays achievements in its space program in February, during the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

‘Pakistan Today’ said Iran says it will send two satellites to orbit. It added Iran’s president has said the Islamic Republic will soon send two new satellites into orbit using Iran-made rockets.

“Soon, in the coming weeks, we will send two satellites into space using our domestically-made rockets,” Rouhani said.

‘AJJ tv’ channel said Iran will send two new satellites into orbit, using Iran-made rockets. It added that President Hassan Rouhani’s during a commemoration for the late President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani confirmed the rocket launches would take place.
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