This Thursday , Pakistan has been successful in testing it’s ballistic missile called Shaheen – II. Believed that this missile capable of hitting targets within 1,500 kilometers in it’s reach . It also includes some major Indian cities within it’s purview.
“Shaheen-II Missile is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a range of 1,500 kilometers . It is a highly capable missile which fully meets Pakistan’s strategic needs towards the maintenance of desired deterrence stability in the region,” the Pakistan’s army said in a statement.
They further added to their statement that the launch impacted in the Arabian Sea and monitored by Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, senior officers from the Army Strategic Forces Command, scientists and engineers of the strategic organisations.
Successful training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II conducted. Capable of carrying both conventional & nuclear warheads upto a range of 1500 KMs. Shaheen-II fully meets Pak’s strat needs towards maintenance of desired deterrence stability in the region. pic.twitter.com/I9t468wxnq
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 23, 2019
The successful conduct of the test launch was highly appreciated by Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi and Prime minister Imran Khan.
Impact of Shaheen-II on Indo-Pak relations :
Pakistan has shown some friendly gestures from it’s side to India to maintain peace and tranquility. It has also showed it’s willingness for peace between the two nations to Narendra Modi. Who is all set to retain his power second time in the country.
In a meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states held in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek on Wednesday Pakistan’s foreign minister said that , “We never speak bitterly, we want to live like good neighbors and settle our outstanding issues through talks.”
In conclusion, what do you think about this Pakistan’s move? With the tension rising between neighboring nations, what do you think will happen?