WAH CANTT - Wah Industries Limited is the commercial window of Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) and it has been assigned to sell the surplus capacity of POF in the local market.
The mandate of POF is to meet the requirement of armed forces of Pakistan in terms of arms and ammunition and surplus capacity will be utilised to meet the needs of civilian population. According to this mandate, Wah Industries Ltd arranged a seminar at POF on Friday in which prominent industrialists of the country, office-bearers of various chambers of commerce, representative of auto mobile manufacturers and senior officials of defence production organisations participated. The basic aim of this seminar was to invite to private sector for joint venture with POF and to indicate those areas in which joint investment is possible so that this defence organisation could attain sustainability and could be self sufficient in its resources so that it could minimum rely on govt budget.
In the detailed briefing Managing Director of Wah Industries Ltd. Asif Ali Siddiqui told the participants that civil products of POF like Carbide Tips, various kind of tools gauges, molds, dies, bras billets, copper sheet, strips, rods, pipe, wire, mild steel, medium carbon steel, aluminum, brass ingots and hydrogen gas are being sold in the local market.
He further added that the standard of POF products is not less than any international company. He stressed upon the participants that they should prefer POF products in their areas so that defence industry of the country could progress and foreign exchange could be saved. He further told that Wah Industries Ltd. has made investment in Wah Nobel Pvt. Ltd., Hi-Tech Plastics and Attock Chemical and future project of Wah Industries Ltd. include Wah Brass Ltd. Sanjwal Solar Project and Packages Factories. He told that there is no compromise on the quality of products and there is strictly quality check on each manufacturing stage.
Syed Naseem Raza, Chief Executive Wah Nobel briefed the participants about the products of Wah Nobel and told that commercial explosives prepared by Wah Nobel is being utilised in mega projects of the country. Later, the participants of seminar visited various factories and shops of POF where they witnessed manufacturing process of POF and its subsidiaries. They showed keen interest for joint venture with POF in various fields and expressed their satisfaction over the wide range of engineering products of POF.
Caption: Representatives of various Chambers of Commerce, Auto Mobile Manufacturers and Senior Officials of Defence Production Organizations pose for group photo during their visit to POF.