Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT). Detailed briefing was given on defence production of the HIT including ongoing and future defence projects. COAS appreciated performance and commitment of the HIT towards quality production. "HIT has a history of contributions to strengthen conventional defence capability of the country. No compromise shall be made towards this end irrespective of the constraints", COAS said. While expressing his satisfaction on the progress, COAS asked Chairman to expedite the ongoing projects for timely completion. COAS also assured full support to defence industry.
COAS also witnessed display of the capability and projects in hand.
Earlier, upon arrival, COAS was received by Chairman HIT Lieutenant General Naeem Ashraf. Secretary Defence Production Lieutenant General Muhammad ljaz Chaudhry (R) was also present.
(PR-368/2017-ISPR, July 19, 2017)
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