POF meets demands of armed forces despite many challenges: Usman Ali Bhatti

WAH CANTT: Mr. Usman Ali Bhatti Director Exports said that in the present war on terror, Pakistan Ordinance Factory (POF) has met enhanced demands of Pakistan Army in terms of arms and ammunition despite many challenges.

The participants of 19 th National Security Workshop at National Defence University, Islamabad including Senator Ms Rubina Khalid, Senator Ch. Tanvir Khan, Ms. Asiya Naz Tanoli MNA, Mr. Amjad Ali Khan MNA, Mr. Mehboob Alam MNA, Mr. Shehryar Malik MPA, Mr. Mannan Khan MPA, Representative of Civil Society & Senior Army Officers headed by Maj Gen Mohammad Samrez Salik, DG Institute for Strategic Studies Research Analysis (ISSRA) visited POF on Friday.

While briefing the delegation about the capabilities of POF, Mr. Usman Ali Bhatti Director Exports said that POF is a vital defence installation of Pakistan and mandated to meet the defence requirements of Pakistan in war & peace and also playing its role in strengthening the economy of the country by exporting surplus production capacity to more than 40 friendly countries around the globe.

He further told that in order to make the organization self sufficient and to equip it with modern technologies, joint venture with various countries of the world are under consideration.

During questions/answer session, members of delegation asked many questions about this defence industrial complex. Lt Gen Umar Farooq Durrani, HI(M) Chairman POF Board gave detailed answer of each question.

The participants were taken around some selected production units of POF where they took keen interest in the manufacturing process of POF Products. They praised the high standard of POF Products and called it a role model and example for other institutions of the country.