Time to own talent of people, promote local weapon industry

Staff Reporter

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman has said, the handmade weapons of Darra Adam Khel have a years of history but unfortunately above 2,000 workers associated with this profession were not neither recognized nor rewarded as what they deserved.

Presided over a meeting with the authorities of Pakistan Ordinance Factory (PoF) and Industry Department, Govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at Governor House here on Friday, he said that the perfection in manufacturing of handmade weapons including Shotgun, Rifle and Pistol at Darra Adam Khel reflects the talent and professionalism of the local people in the field.

He said that it is need of the time to own talent of local people and promote local weapons industry like being done at global level.

The meeting discussed gun proofing, professional training and creating awareness among the workers attached with this profession in detail.

On this occasion the authorities of Pakistan Ordinance Factory ensured cooperation in using all available resources for gun proofing, importing required material and for training of weapon manufacturing by workers at Darra Adam Khel.

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