Egypt’s Minister of State for Military Production Dr. Mohamed Saeed Al-Assar participated in the opening of 2019 IDEX International Defense Exhibition in Abu Dhabi which is set to be held during the period between 17-21 February.
Al-Assar inspected a number of pavilions of countries participating in the exhibition to review their military products and equipment offered by a number of companies participating in IDEX 2019. Al-Assar held a meeting today Sunday with South Korean Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on the sidelines of IDEX 2019 in Abu Dhabi.
During the meeting، the two ministers discusses enhancing joint cooperation between the two sides in the fields of defensive and military industries and the possibility of exchanging technological expertise between Egypt and South Korea.
The duo also stressed the importance of establishing strategic partnership between companies of Egyptian military production، and Korean defensive industries، in line with the requirements of the current stage.
For his part، the South Korean Defense Minister highlighted the historical bilateral relations between the two friendly countries، expressing his desire to cooperate with Egypt that owns high technological، technical and training potential.
The Military Production Ministry will display at the Egyptian pavilion its products and defense equipment that are manufactured by its affiliate companies.
The Egyptian armored vehicles St100 and St 500 will be presented for the first time at an international military exhibition abroad.
This is the second time for the Military Production Ministry to take part in IDEX as it previously participated in its 2017 edition.