The meeting was held few days after the end of the International Defense and Military Industries Expo (EDEX 2021).
Chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) Abdel Moneim el Terras emphasized the importance of bolstering cooperation with Russia to boost local manufacturing and transfer modern technology in defense industries, as well as to exchange relevant expertise.
South Korea has developed cooperation with Egypt in various fields since President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s visit in 2016, said South Korean Ambassador in Cairo Hong Jin Wook.
On the sidelines of EDEX 2021, representatives of the Arab Organization for Industrialization held talks with international companies to discuss Egypt’s leading industrial role, and enhance defense cooperation.
A press conference lauching Egypt's second defence exhibition EDEX 2021 was held Sunday by top military chiefs.
Egypt is exhibiting M1-A1 and M88-A2 tanks, and ST100 and ST500 armored vehicles in IDEX2019 held in Abu Dhabi on February 17-21.
The minister stated that meetings with the representatives of certain international companies are scheduled to take place in Cairo to close joint manufacturing deals.
The US mission to Egypt was keen to participate in the first International Defense Egypt Expo (EDEX) on Monday.
Zaki saluted and expressed his deep appreciation of Sisi for sponsoring "EDEX-2018", the first International Defense and Security Industry Exhibition in Africa.
Sisi inspected on Monday the Saudi and UAE pavilions at Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2018) - Egypt's first tri-service defense expo covering air, land and sea.