Despite tense bilateral ties, ISRO’s mission lands on front page of Pakistani newspapers


After the much-anticipated moon touchdown of the Chandrayaan-3 mission, Pakistani newspapers featured the historic moon mission on the front page spot.

Despite the coolness in bilateral ties, Pakistan’s media on Thursday gave front-page protection to India’s historic moon touchdown whereas a former minister even referred to as it a “great moment” for India’s house company, ISRO.

‘India turns into first nation to land close to Moon’s south pole’ was the headline in most of the Pakistani newspapers and web sites. This was India’s second try to land a spacecraft on the Moon and comes lower than per week after Russia’s Luna-25 mission failed.

The Geo News carried a narrative by its Web Desk concerning the touchdown, saying India’s Chandrayaan-3 has lastly landed on the moon after a 40-day journey ranging from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota and a historical past of house crashing.

The News International, the Dawn newspaper, the Business Recorder, Dunya News and others carried tales by numerous worldwide information companies. Fawad Chaudhry, who was Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting within the Imran Khan-led authorities, referred to as it an excellent second for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

“What a great moment for #ISRO as #Chandrayaan3 lands on the Moon, I can see lots of young scientists celebrating this moment with Mr Somanath Chairman ISRO; only the Younger generation with dreams can change the world- good luck,” Chaudhry, a former senior member of Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, mentioned on X, previously often called Twitter.

Before the touchdown, he mentioned, “All eyes on #Chandryaan3 Moon landing 5:40 PM, great day for Indian Science Community and Space scientists, Congratulations to people of India on this great achievement.”

Earlier he requested the Pakistani media to livestream Chandrayan’s moon touchdown. The bilateral ties between India and Pakistan got here below extreme pressure after India’s warplanes bombed a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist coaching camp in Balakot in Pakistan in February 2019 in response to the Pulwama terror assault.

The relations additional deteriorated after India on August 5, 2019, introduced the withdrawal of particular powers of Jammu and Kashmir and the bifurcation of the state into two union territories.

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Nilesh Desai
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