RIYADH, 3rd December, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE National Pavilion is participating in the International Defence Exhibition, EDEX 2018, taking place in Cairo Egypt from 3rd to 5th December.
The participating delegation under the UAE National Pavilion included officials and members from Tawazun Economic Council and the Emirates Defence Companies Council (EDCC).
Sultan Abdullah Al Samahi, Acting General Manager of the Emirates Defense Companies Council stated that the nation-wide participation from the UAE Pavilion reflects the deep and fraternal relations between the UAE and Egypt, under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Al Samahi explained that EDEX 2018 represents a substantial opportunity for national defense companies to promote their products and services that have become comparable to their international counterparts in terms of quality and prices. Al Samahi additionally stated Tawazun goal of enabling the development of the industrial defense and security sector which in turn, contributes to the development of a suitable economy for the United Arab Emirates.
The National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates welcomed 17 UAE-based companies specialising in the defense and technology industries, defence and security. The national companies include: ADASI, one of the UAE's leading companies in the field of unmanned systems Barij Munitions, Barij Dynamics, Advanced Pyrotechnics (ATP), AMROC, Abu Dhabi Aviation, Maximus Aviation, Emirates Advanced Research & Technology Holding (EARTH), Calidus, Al Fattan Ship Industry, Siham Alkhaleej Technologies, International Golden Group (IGG), Rabdan Academy, Tawazun Industrial Park (TIP), National Shield Magazine, International Golden Group (IGG), Al Rumaithi Corporation, Ramah International Group and other national companies.
The Emirates Defence Companies Council is a notable initiative established by Tawazun Economic Council in support of their strategic partners, the Ministry of Defence and the GHQ of the UAE Armed Forces. The EDCC aims to provide national defense companies an appropriate environment to develop their products and capabilities to an international standard which effectively contributes to the development of the industrial sector and the diversification of the UAE’s economy.