Egypt is the highest ranking Arab and African country, ranking higher that Israel, Iran and Pakistan.
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).
The vice president of Rheinmetall Air Defence welcomed further cooperation especially after the remarkable progress in the Egyptian technology and capabilities.
MP Medhat al-Sherif said that Arab countries should be keen on the joint Arab industrialization of weapons in order to produce advanced weapons eventually.
French Minister of Armed Forced Florence Parly said that her country is proud of the participation of the French companies in the exhibition.
They discussed regional and international developments, and means to enhance military cooperation with France, Greece and Cyprus.
Cypriot Defense Minister praised Egypt for organizing the military exhibition, and expressed his admiration of the special participation of the world's leading companies in this field.
Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Monday with the French Minister of Armed Forces, and the Cypriot Defense Minister on the sidelines of EDEX-2018.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inauguarated on Monday the International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition "EDEX-2018".
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will inaugurate on Monday the International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition "EDEX-2018".