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May 11, 2016
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Pakistan plans to monitor CPEC Project through a satellite and India has several others including development projects and historic monuments from being smuggled via sea cargo

Pakistan to blast-off its satellite into space in a couple of years to monitor China-Pakistan economic corridor projects including motorway construction, port construction for easy sea cargo to Pakistan and china from across the world. The Pakistan Space and upper Atmosphere Research Commission and the China Great Wall Industry Cooperation partnered to launch a satellite called Pakistan Remote Sensing satellite (PRSS-1) system.

The Launch of PRSS-1 Pakistani Satellite

A satellite to watch an execution of development initiatives underneath the China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) is set to launch in June 2018. The Pakistan Space and upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and the China Great Wall Industrial Cooperation (CGWIC) agreed to a contract for the evolvement and launch of the Pakistan Remote Sensing satellite (PRSS-1) System.

What Officials said?

Minister for Planning, development and Reform, Ahsan Iqbal and CGWIC President, Yin Limping signed the contract right here on Wednesday. Iqbal stated that two-sided teamwork between the both countries in building corridor would open new doors of socio-financial and scientific cooperation, giving a boost to the historic bilateral cordial relations in other fields as well.

Space and Satellite technology is one of the major improvements in socio-economic development, however, there are other bilateral cooperation continue in infrastructure up gradation, agriculture edifice, city planning for future, and many more such as power generation.

The minister stated that the pact between two countries would additionally switch space science to Pakistan and the PRSS-1 is one more flagship assignment between China-Pakistan relations after CPEC. It might go to the next level of trade and development to redefine the bilateral relations. Iqbal detailed that the new challenge would also help Pakistan in country-wide protection environment by firming up border protection and surveillance equipment. The CPEC is a collection of projects valued at $46 billion currently under development at very fast speed.

What India is doing?

The Indian government on other hand planned to use satellites to observe unauthorized development around the museums and monuments to stop unauthorised cargo of goods to other countries through sea cargo.

Who Initiates the Satellite Monitoring?

ISRO and ASI have signed an agreement to use monitor the areas with the help of satellites to observe unauthorized constructions stealing the belongings of monuments in more than 3,000 blanketed monuments. The country-wide remote monitoring Centre of ISRO has signed a contract with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for preparing satellite-based maps to a support examine illegal activities round monuments in India.

The ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) has a repository of pictures which might be taken generally by means of satellite.

Where else Satellite Monitoring Used?

Indian Northern states are also covered by the satellite surveillance system to monitor the development projects in the area.  The satellite imagery will be used to monitor the development work from one station to evaluate the progress on the Japanese aided projects. Indian minister and Japanese officials to soon arrange the meeting to discuss the issues in the satellite monitoring system in India followed by Pakistan.

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