Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday inaugurated the new and improved brass mill at Pakistan Ordnance Factory (POF).

The prime minister along with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited different sections of the Wah Brass Mill, the production capacity of which has increased from 8,000 to 24,000 metric tonne per annum after up-gradation.

The prime minister was also given a briefing about the mill, which was initially established in 1954.

He was apprised that the brass mill was effectively fulfilling the country’s defence needs besides exporting the surplus products.

He was told that a team of highly skilled professionals were overseeing the working of the state-of-the-art mill.

The prime minister also announced 25 per cent allowance and two annual increments for the staff of POF.