Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Indian space scientists for successful launch of the communication satellite, GSAT-18, calling it "another milestone for our space programme".
"Congratulations to @isro for successfully launching the communication satellite, GSAT-18. This is another milestone for our space programme," Modi tweeted.
The Indian communication satellite GSAT-18 was successfully put into orbit by Ariane 5 rocket belonging to French company Arianespace on Thursday.
The rocket lifted off from its spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana).
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