PM appreciates contributions of GIDS in strengthening defence capabilities of Pakistan


KARACHI: Soon after inaugurating IDEAS-2012 ceremony, Chief Guest RAJA PERVAIZ ASHRAF Prime Minister of Pakistan visited one of the most elaborate pavilions established by Global Industrial & Defence Solutions (GIDS). He appreciated the overall contribution of GIDS in enhancing the defence capabilities of Pakistan and also the brotherly countries of the region.

The Chief Guest also showed keen interest in the products being displayed by the constituent companies of GIDS and asked for details. GIDS Chief Executive Officer Air Vice-Marshal (Retd) Zubair Iqbal Malik briefed the Chief Guest about the contribution being made by this strategically important organization.

The Air Vice-Marshal ushered the Chief Guest and showed different sections of pavilion set up by Advance Engineering Research Organization; Integrated Defence Systems; Marine Systems, Xpert Engineering Services; Institute of Industrial Control Systems; Al-Technique Corporation of Pakistan and Scientific Engineering & Technology Services.

Commenting on the display the Chief Guest Said, “Having witnessed the products and listening to the Air Vice-Marshal, I am impressed and would like to applaud GIDS contribution. The hallmark of this group providing support and services for current and future defence must be appreciated.”

GIDS is a corporate set up established for the export and marketing of military, industrial and technological products and services. It provides support and services solution of current and future needs of Pakistan. GIDS companies invest heavily in R&D to maintain its leadership.