TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani of Iran hailed the latest achievement of the Islamic Republic in opening its first rocket launch pad.

“Increasing the capabilities of Iran in diverse fields of science leads to the might and esteem of the Islamic Iran,” posted President Hassan Rouhani on his Instagram on Thursday night.

He published the post after the successful launch of Simorgh carrier at National Imam Khomeini Space Center on Thursday.

“Today, the science and technology of space are of prime importance for us,” highlighted the Iranian president.

“In the post-JCPOA era, we have gained opportunities to both benefit from others’ experience and double and strengthen the efforts and the will of our own experts and scientists to garner more accomplishments which would cause national expression and development,” asserted the top official.

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