Senegal sees prospects for defence ties


Senegal sees prospects for defence ties TAXILA: Senegal Presi­dent Macky Sall on Wednes­day saw better prospect of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Senegal in the field of defence.

He was speaking after witnessing the capacity and capabilities of the country’s armament industry during a visit to the Pakistan Ordnance Factories.

Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain accompanied the Senegalese president and members of his delegation.

Upon arrival at the POF, Senegal’s delegates were received by POF Chief Lt Gen Omar Mahmood Hayat.

During a briefing, the Senegal delegation was informed that POF was the premier defence organisation of Pakistan which was meeting defence requirements of not only Pakistan, but also exporting its products to more than 30 countries.

The dignitaries were informed that the POF was a gigantic complex with 14 factories and plants, nine subsidiaries and a workforce of more than 26,000.

They were informed that the POF’s industrial base was strong enough to undertake development and production of almost all types of conventional arms and ammunition.

The delegation was taken to some production units where its members witnessed the manufacturing process of arms and ammunition. Members of the delegation showed keen interest in the manufacturing process of arms and ammunition and top quality products of the POF.


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