As part of its integrated missile Research and Development (R&D) programme, Pakistan today carried out a successful flight test of the surface to surface missile, Hatf-V (Ghauri) with a range of 1500 km and a payload of 700 kg.
This test represents a step forward in Pakistan's indigenous missile and satellite launch programmes.
Pakistan has achieved its indigenous missile capability through the dedication and commitment of its scientists and engineers.
The Prime Minister has congratulated the Pakistani scientists and engineers on this achievement.
6 April 1998.