RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has appreciated the performance and commitment of the workshop in the provision of top-class maintenance facilities and services as per standard engineering practices in line with modern/latest standards.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited a logistic installation/workshop in Rawalpindi.
The Army Chief visited various facilities and infrastructures of the workshop handling a vast range of specialized transport items for the Army. He was briefed regarding facilities being developed, up-gradation mechanism of vehicles and handling of central stores, said ISPR.
Earlier, Qamar Javed Bajwa had appreciated the services of Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF)management and staff and during a visit to Wah Cantt.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), appreciating the management and staff of POF for their dedication to optimizing the output, General Qamar Javed Bajwa termed POF a force behind the armed forces serving as the backbone in defense of Pakistan.
The COAS said that modernization and indigenous development to attain self-reliance in defence production is vital to meet the challenges of the future battlefield. He was given a detailed briefing on the performance of various production units, the military’s media wing said.
The briefing focused on targets achieved, future projects, envisaged modernization for cost-effective and sustainable production and acquisition of modern technology in line with prevailing operational requirements of Pakistan armed forces, it added.
The army chief was also apprised of POF endeavors for international ventures focusing on exports to contribute to the national exchequer.
He also visited the display lounge where newly developed defense products were showcased, read the statement. Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received by POF Chairman Lieutenant General Bilal Akba.