ABU DHABI: Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidy, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, took part on Sunday in the opening ceremony of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017), which is being organised in Abu Dhabi, from February 19 to 23, as per an invitation from Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Defence.
Sayyid Badr was accompanied by a military delegation comprised Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al Raeesi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), and a number of senior officers from the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF). Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs and his accompanying military delegation visited pavilions of a number of international companies and the participating countries in the exhibition, during which they viewed the latest military techniques and systems manufactured by the defence industries companies from the various world’s countries. Sayyid al Busaidy and his accompanying delegation returned later last night. — ONA