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. 

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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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