Sudan participate in the International Defense Conference and Exhibition (IDEX) held in Abu Dhabi from 17 to 21 February 2019.
Sudanese minister of defense Lt. Gen. Awad Ibn Auf has attended the inauguration ceremony of IDEX in an invitation from UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum .
Following the inauguration Ibn Auf has toured Sudan pavilion at the exhibition, which was organized by the Defence Industry System.
The Saudi Assistant Minister of Defence, Dr. Khalid Al-Bayarri, has inspected the Sudanese defence products and appreciated the progress achieved by Sudan in this field.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the Sudan committee for participation at the forum, Maj. Gen. Dafalla Khamis explained that the Sudan presents 134 products in the field of defence and maritime industries and services through its fourth consecutive participation.
He praised the role of the UAE in organizing this strategic international forum, noting that they will launch a number of new products designed and developed by pure Sudanese hands.