PM felicitates nation, armed forces on successful test of SLCM

ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday congratulated the nation and Armed Forces of Pakistan on the first successful test fire of Submarine Launched Cruise Missile (SLCM) Babur-3, having a range of 450 kilometers.
The prime minister, in a statement said the successful test of Babur-3 was a manifestation of Pakistan’s technological progress and self-reliance.
He further said Pakistan always maintained the policy of peaceful co-existence, but this test was a step towards reinforcing policy of credible minimum deterrence.