Defense minister back home after IDEX 2021 participation
Thursday، 25 February 2021 - 01:41 PM
Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki returned home after taking part in the 15th edition of International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2021) and NAVDEX2021 exhibition that was held alongside IDEX.
During his participation, Zaki lauded the well organization of the event by the UAE despite challenges prompted by coronavirus pandemic.
He met with UAE Minister of State for Defense Affairs Mohamed Ahmed Al Bowardi for talks on boosting military cooperation.
He also met with UAE Chief of Staff Hamd Mohammad Thani Al Rumaithi who stressed that such events boost partnerships between countries in the defense and technological domains.
Zaki also met with the French, Cypriot and Serbian defense ministers in addition to US Boeing delegation, the chairman of the International Golden Group specialized in providing high-end defense and security solutions and head of MBDA, a European developer and manufacturer of missiles.
He toured the Egyptian pavilion that exhibited military products of the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI).
He expressed proud of progress achieved by the UAE military industry that made it capable of competing in global markets.