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CAIRO - 6 December 2018: Minister of Military Production Mohamed el-Assar signed on Dec. 5 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Egyptian National Military Production Authority and the French Defense Conseil International (DCI).
That came on the sidelines of the first International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition “EDEX-2018” that runs from December 3-5.
The ministry is keen on enhancing cooperation with the French company DCI through establishing partnerships in various fields of civil defense products, and developing the production lines and manufacturing systems, Assar stated.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of DCI Julia Maris stressed that the French Defense Ministry assigned DCI with transferring the expertise of the French armed forces to the friendly countries.
She revealed that DCI will submit the project’s feasibility study to the National Military Production Authority to be implemented in the Egyptian Military Production Ministry's units.
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on Monday the International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition “EDEX-2018”, hosted for the first time in North Africa.
Ten Defense Ministries from the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Sudan, France, Greece, Cyprus, South Sudan, Cameroon, Somalia and South Korea attended the exhibition.
The exhibition hosted 373 international companies from 41 countries, including 42 U.S. companies, 37 French companies, 28 Chinese companies and 13 Russian companies.