Rawalpindi: A briefing was arranged at Ministry of Defence Production for restructuring of MoDP at Rawalpindi on yesterday. Dr. Ishrat Hussain Advisor to Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity and Chairman Board of Investment, Mr. Zubair Gillani attended the briefing. Ms. Zobaida Jalal, Federal Minister for Defence Production and Lt Gen (Retd) Dr. Zahid Latif were also present in the briefing.
Introduction and historical background of Ministry of Defence Production was given along with its achievements during last five years. In the briefing weaknesses/issues were also discussed and recommendations were made. The Ministry of Defence Production highlighted the peculiar characters of MoDP being a sensitive ministry. The recommendations for restructuring of the ministry in context of present exercise of the government on re-organizing of the Federal Govt were elaborated to the advisor. Recommendations of the ministry on restructuring and redesignating of its subordinate organizations as Executive Department and Autonomous Bodies were also discussed with the advisor, who appreciated Ministry’s proposals and efforts in the right direction.