The Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) Wah and Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) on Wednesday Aug 21st 2019.
During his visit at Pakistan Ordnance Factory, the Chief of the Army Staff, Gen. Bajwa inaugurated Urea Formaldehyde Moulding Compound (UFMC) Plant at Wah Nobel Chemicals Factory. This project was completed in 8 months. This new plant is equipped with latest and most economical silver catalyst technology, which will reduce the production cost.
Furthermore, he visited POF display centre where new defence products were showcased. He appreciated the achievements of Research and Development Department of Pakistan Ordnance Factory.
The chief stressed upon the management of Pakistan Ordnance Factory to adopt proactive approach for entering into joint ventures with foreign countries as well as private Sector and bringing diversification to its product range.
Moreover, at Heavy Industry Texila, he witnessed defence manufacturing facilities including upgradations of various tanks.
Army Chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated the 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.