POF Wah holds pivotal position in dealing with security challenges: PM


WAH, Pakistan: The Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir-Ul-Mulk has said that Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) Wah holds a pivotal position in the wake of multifarious defence and security challenges that the Country is confronted with.

In his remarks after he arrived at POF Wah, the largest defence industrial complex of the Country, on Wednesday, the prime minister commended the commitment and continued efforts of the workforce of POF whose labor and expertise have earned the organization a reputed place in the region and beyond.

“POF’s culture of innovation & excellence has left me deeply impressed and profoundly satisfied,” the prime minister observed.

Earlier upon his arrival, the prime minister was received by the Chairman POF Lt. General Sadiq Ali 1-11(M).

The prime minister was briefed in detail about a range of arms and ammunition products, of international standards, being produced at the Ordnance factory. He was also apprised about the contributions of POF in meeting defence and non-defence requirements of the armed forces during peace and war time.

Justice (retd) Nasir-Ul-Mulk was informed that in addition to meeting the domestic requirements on cost-to-cost basis, POF was also serving the Country through import substitution and earning foreign exchange by exporting its surplus to 40 Countries and thus furthering defence diplomacy.

The prime minister was also briefed about the commercial operations and corporate social responsibility services of the organization in the field of education, health and environment protection. The prime minister appreciated valuable contributions of POF in catering to the defence requirements of the Country.

Later, the prime minister also visited Product Display Lounge, POF Brass Mills and the Weapon Factory and observed various processes at the production line.

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