PM congratulates ISRO on launch of satellites

PM Manmohan Singh congratulated the scientists and engineers of ISRO for the launch of 3 satellites.

Updated: Apr 20, 2011, 17:49 PM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has congratulated the scientists and engineers of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the launch of three satellites Wednesday.

In a message, the prime minister said: "The flawless launch of these three satellites has demonstrated yet again the advanced capabilities that the ISRO has mastered in satellite development and launch vehicle technologies."

"I am very happy to learn that the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C16 has today (Wednesday) successfully launched India`s Resourcesat-2 satellite, the joint Indo-Russian Youthsat satellite and Singapore`s first satellite X-Sat."
"I commend ISRO for this achievement and its continuing service to the nation. I warmly congratulate the ISRO family and wish them all success in their future endeavours," the prime minister said.

IANS