Defence Export Promotion Organization

To Facilitate and Promote export of defence products and coordinate marketing efforts with defence manufacturing sector

The DEPO works to facilitate customer inquiries and coordinate export of a high quality of defence products and services. The DEPO works towards meeting the large network of services of the Pakistan Armed Forces.

The DEPO, along with its major defence manufacturers, has been participating in various international activities and through its pro- active marketing strategy they have earned international recognition. DEPO has contributed to Pakistan exporting aircrafts, arms and ammunition to over 35 countries around the world, and during the last 2 years they have developed a strategy to explore new markets and expand its business plan.

The DEPO, in collaboration with Pakistan's defence sector, is committed to provide a progressive response to ongoing developments in the world and to meet the technical needs of present whilst looking to prosperous future developments


Director General , Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO)- pakistan

Major General Ahmad Mahmood Hayat, HI(M), has taken over as Director General DEPO, Pakistan.

Major General Ahmad Mahmood Hayat, HI (M) was born on 17 September 1965. General Hayat passed out from Pakistan Military Academy on 6 September 1984; and was commissioned in an Armoured Regiment. He is a graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta, the US Army Command & General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, National Defence University Islamabad and National Management College Lahore. He holds Masters Degrees in War Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University of Pakistan and Military Art and Science from United States of America.

General Hayat has served at various Command, Staff and Instructional assignment. Besides Commanding an Armoured Regiment, he has commanded an Independent Armoured Brigade Group, an Infantry Brigade and has been Chief of Staff in a Corps Headquarters. After promotion to the rank of Major General he has commanded an Infantry Division and has been Director General Strategic Intelligence and Analysis in Directorate General Inter Services Intelligence Islamabad.

The General is currently Director General Defence Export Promotion Organization Islamabad since 19 May 2017.

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