Islamabad, June 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Rana Tanvir Hussain formally assumed responsibilities as Minister of Defence Production here Saturday.
On arrival at the Ministry, he was received by Secretary Defence Production, Lt. General (Retd) Shahid Iqbal, Additional Secretary, Maj Gen Tariq Rashid Khan, AVM Mohammad Sohail DGDP, Rear Admiral, Adnan Nazir DGMP, Joint Secretary Air Cdre Mumtaz Shahi and Ms. Narita Farhan. MNA Rana Afzal Hussain was also present.
The Minister was later given a comprehensive briefing by Secretary Defence Production, Lt General (Retd) Shahid Iqbal. All senior officers attended the briefing session.
The Minister on this occasion expressed gratitude for a warm welcome extended to him and resolved to work with devotion, dedication and in close coordination with the Ministry. He expressed his keen desire to fulfill the targets as given in the guidelines most effectively and in a transparent manner.
The Minister later met members of the staff who were present in large numbers to greet him.
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