COAS says no compromise will be made on strengthening defence capability

19 Jul, 2017 3:28 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) on Wednesday.

A detailed briefing was given on defence production of the industry, including ongoing and future defence projects.

The COAS appreciated performance and commitment of the industry towards quality production.

“HIT has a history of contributions to strengthen conventional defence capability of the country. No compromise will be made towards this end irrespective of the constraints,” he COAS.

Expressing his satisfaction on the progress, the COAS asked chairman to expedite the ongoing projects for timely completion. He also assured full support to defence industry. Later, the COAS witnessed display of the capability and projects in hand.

Earlier on his arrival, the COAS was received by Chairman HIT Lieutenant General Naeem Ashraf. Secretary Defence Production Lieutenant General (retd) Muhammad Ijaz Chaudhry was also present.

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