BEIJING - Pakistan has launched two indigenously manufactured satellites into orbit using a Chinese launch vehicle.
The satellites were launched today onboard a Chinese Long March (LM-2C) rocket.
With its launch, Pakistan has become one of the few countries to have its own remote sensing satellite in orbit.
Meanwhile, Pakistan's Ambassador to China, Khalid Masood congratulated the nation on the launch describing it as a major milestone in space technology.
He termed satellites important for country's socio economic development..