State Minister of Military Production Mohamed al Assar - File Photo
CAIRO - 9 September 2018: The Egyptian Ministry of Defense and Military Production organized the first International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition "EDEX-2018" which will be held under the patronage of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on December 3-5, 2018 in Egypt's International Exhibition Center.
More than 300 major Egyptian and international companies working in the field of defense industries are participating in the exhibition.
The exhibition is expected to attract more than 10,000 visitors from all over the world who are interested in the field of armaments and defense industries.
EDEX-2018 will be held once every two years; this important event provides the opportunity to showcase Egyptian military products.
Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed al-Assar said during a press conference organized by the Armed Forces in cooperation with the Military Production Ministry on December 12, 2017 that the political leadership is keen to make the Egyptian exhibition of defense and military industries a major international event.
He pointed out that this exhibition will represent a qualitative leap for the neighboring countries. It will also show the latest developments in the field of global armament technology and industries related to military manufacturing.
The Egyptian military establishment will provide all possible facilities for the exhibition's success, reflecting the regional status of the Egyptian army, Assar added.