Egypt Defence Expo: First arms exhibition opens in Cairo

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Dec 04, 2018, 10:27 PM IST

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated the first arms fair organised in Cairo, where hundreds of companies are participating, state TV footage showed on Monday, according to an AFP report. 


President Sisi was seen cutting the ribbon along with French Defence Minister Florence Parly to open the exhibition, held on the outskirts of Cairo. Image source: Reuters


After the opening, Sisi was taken on a guided tour along with military officials of the massive fair, where according to authorities around 400 companies are exhibiting. Image source: IANS


The three-day show will be attended by officials from 40 countries, according to Egyptian authorities. Image source: IANS


The exhibition pavilion of China Electronics Technology Corporation (CETC) at the Egypt Defence Expo in Cairo, EDEX 2018. Image source: IANS


People visit the Egypt Defence Expo in Cairo. EDEX 2018, which will see the participation of 373 major defence companies from across the world. Image source: IANS


New MTLB-V ground surveillance tracked armored vehicle at Egypt's first defence expo, EDEX 2018. Image source: Twitter


EDEX 2018 presents a brand new opportunity for exhibitors to showcase the latest military and security technology, equipment and systems across land, sea & air. Image source: Twitter