President Arif Alvi visits Heavy Industries Taxila and expresses his full confidence in the capabilities of HIT.
According to Pakistan Army Media Wing ISPR, the President was briefed on HIT’s technical capabilities, production activities, indigenization efforts, major Research and Development (R&D) projects, and recently undertaken initiatives to improve the efficiency of HIT.
The president visited various factories and witnessed work on ongoing projects. He took a keen interest in ongoing R&D projects including Bullet Proofing and IED protection of Military Vehicles and manufacturing of tank and Artillery Gun barrels and systems.
Dr. Arif Alvi applauded HIT’s efforts to attain self-reliance through indigenization and the acquisition of modern technologies for combat vehicles and systems.
The President expressed his full confidence in the capabilities of HIT and appreciated the commitment of HIT to transform the organization into a modern defense production establishment so as to adequately meet the requirements of Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) in line.
Earlier on arrival, Lieutenant General Syed Aamer Raza, Chairman HIT, received the president.