COAS Asim Munir visits Heavy Industries Taxila
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir visited the Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT), on Tuesday.
The COAS also visited various factories of HIT and witnessed the manufacturing, rebuilding, and upgradation of tanks, Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs), enhanced protection solutions, remote weapon systems, and indigenous 155mm artillery gun barrels for the Pakistan Army.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS was briefed on the progress of ongoing projects and the latest developments in defence production.
COAS remarked that HIT is a hub of the knowledge economy and R&D which is key to achieving self-reliance in defence production and contributes towards national exports and the economy.
COAS Asim Munir expressed his full confidence in the capabilities of its personnel and appreciated the commitment of officers and workforce to transform HIT into a modern defence production establishment for meeting the requirements of Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) at par with international standards.
The HIT Chairman received the army chief on his arrival.