President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inauguarated on Monday the International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition "EDEX-2018"-TV screenshot President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inauguarated on Monday the International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition "EDEX-2018"-TV screenshot

Sisi inaugurates International Defense, Security Industry Exhibition "EDEX-2018"

Mon, Dec. 3, 2018
CAIRO – 3 December 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inauguarated on Monday the International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition "EDEX-2018", which is hosted for the first time in North Africa.

President Sisi inspected the exhibtion and the Egyptian pavilion. He listened to a detailed explanation about the other pavilions as well.

The inauguration was attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, and Mohamed Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and the Minister of Defense and Military Production as well as many other officials.

Furthermore, 10 defense ministries from the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Sudan, France, Greece, Cyprus, South Sudan, Cameroon, Somalia and South Korea attended the exhibition.

Organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Defense and Military Production, "EDEX-2018" will attract more than 10,000 visitors interested in the field of armaments and defense industries.

The exhibition hosts 373 international companies from 41 countries, including 42 U.S. companies, 37 French companies, 28 Chinese companies and 13 Russian companies.



Additionally, seven main arms departments from the United States, China, Russia, France, Germany, Italy and UAE will participate in the exhibition and several military authorities will give educational lectures on the sidelines of the exhibition.

As for the Egyptian pavilion in the exhibition, Egyptian military products, including arms and equipment jointly manufactured by the Armed Forces, the National Organization for Military Production (NOMP), and the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) will be included in the exhibition.

During EDEX-2018, a press center will be established to serve national and international media and provide information to international channels and agencies.

Additionally, seven main arms departments from the United States, China, Russia, France, Germany, Italy and UAE will participate in the exhibition and several military authorities will give educational lectures on the sidelines of the exhibition.

As for the Egyptian pavilion in the exhibition, Egyptian military products, including arms and equipment jointly manufactured by the Armed Forces, the National Organization for Military Production (NOMP), and the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) will be included in the exhibition.

During EDEX-2018, a press center will be established to serve national and international media and provide information to international channels and agencies.
 
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