COAS urges proactive approach for bringing diversification to POF product range
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) Wah and Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) on Wednesday.
According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the COAS at POF inaugurated a Urea Formaldehyde Moulding Compound (UFMC) Plant at Wah Nobel Chemicals Factory. The project was completed in eight months. This new plant is equipped with latest and most economical silver catalyst technology, which will reduce the production cost.
The COAS also visited POF display centre where new defence products were showcased. The COAS appreciated the achievements of Research and Development Department of POF.
COAS stressed upon the management of POF to adopt proactive approach for entering into joint ventures with foreign countries as well as private sector and bringing diversification to its product range.
At Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT), the COAS was shown defence manufacturing facilities, including up-gradation of various tanks.
The COAS appreciated efforts and contributions of POF and HIT in manufacturing defence and security equipment at par with international standards making defence capability robust and self reliant saving national exchequer.