Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2021) Kicks off

Cairo, During a get-acquainted tour of the pavilions of Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX 2021), which will continue until December 2 in Cairo, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt dropped today at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s pavilion.

More than 400 companies from 42 countries, are taking part in the event which is expected to attract more than 30,000 visitors from the defense industries sector.

In remarks on the event, President El-Sisi said that the attendance is huge and the ability to organize this event, as well as the size of the participating companies in its second edition reflects its importance.

For his part, Head of the Saudi Military Industries Corporation Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Mady, in the presence of the Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant-General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, welcomed the Egyptian President during his tour of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s pavilion.

Al-Mady said: "We welcome you for the second time in a row at the Kingdom's pavilion at the exhibition, in which we are participating under the guidance of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, and Chairman of the General Organization for Military Industries."

He added, "We are very proud of our cooperation with the Egyptian military industries, and we have started signing several contracts with the Egyptian side, and ready to cooperate in other fields. We thank you for your encouragement and for your visit at this distinguished exhibition."

For his part, the Egyptian President said: "Welcome in your country, Egypt, and we are honored to have you with us at the exhibition."

Source: Saudi Press Agency