Wah Cantt - The participants of National Harmony Workshop’2015 going on at the National Defence University, Islamabad under the leadership of Prof. Dr Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema, Dean FCS, visited POF this morning. On arrival at POF, they were received by Muhammad Rizwan, Director Industrial and Commercial Relations and Col (Retd) Syed Agha M. Haseeb Haider, Director Exports. In the welcoming remarks, Lt Gen. Omer Mahmood Hayat, HI(M) Chairman POF Board told the participants that POF is the mother defence industry of the country which is not only meeting the defence requirements of the armed forces of Pakistan but also playing a vital role in the development of the country. He further said that this defence industry established in the decade of fifty reflects the vision of our forefathers which is not only meeting 100 per cent requirements of the Armed Forces of Pakistan in terms of arms and ammunition but also exporting its products to more than 40 countries of the world by utilising its surplus capacity.

In the recent war against terrorism POF is meeting the additional requirements of the armed forces . He further added that POF is a dynamic defence industry in which the people hailing from the four provinces are working in the form of a community. Wah Cantt is the prettiest city of the country. POF administration is always endeavouring for the welfare of the employees and more than 110 educational institutions are imparting education in various disciplines here in Wah Cantt. & Nasheman College for Special Children is prominent among them. The students of this college brought good name for Pakistan and POF by winning Gold Medals in Special Olympics. The educational rate of this city is 98 per cent which is highest among other cities of the country.