Wah cantt -  Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and In-charge of Regional Cooperation-Uganda Asuman Kiyingi along with an official delegation visited Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF). On arrival at POF, Lt Gen Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood, HI (M) Chairman POF Board and POF Board Members received Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Uganda.

The Director Exports in his detailed briefing told the delegation that POF was the premier defence organization of the country, which was not only meeting defence requirement of the armed forces of Pakistan but also exporting its products to more than 30 countries around the globe. The POF is a gigantic complex with 14 directly control factories and plants, 9 subsidiaries and total work force is more than 26 thousand. POF industrial base is strong enough to undertake development and production of all most all types of conventional arms and ammunition. At the end of briefing, Chairman POF Board gave detailed answers of the queries raised by the minister. The delegation visited POF product display lounges, later they were taken to some production units where they witnessed the manufacturing process of arms and ammunition.  The delegation showed keen interest in the manufacturing process of arms and ammunition. The minister while endorsing his comments in the visitors’ book wrote, “I very much impressed by the capacity and capabilities developed by the Govt of Pakistan in the armament industry. Uganda should collaborate and cooperate more with Pakistan so that we can tap into each others potentialities.”