Egypt is organizing late this year the second edition of the Egyptian Defense Exhibition “IDEX 2021”
Factories affiliated with “Military Production” were not affected by Corona … rather they worked to develop the production of masks and sterilization materials.
Major General Engineer Mohamed Ahmed Morsi, the Egyptian Minister of State for Military Production, said in a special meeting of the East Economy with Bloomberg, that the Ministry of Military Production is always keen to participate in the “IDEX 2021” exhibition, as it is one of the most important exhibitions in the military industries, explaining that the volume The spending as well as the ministry’s plans were not affected by the Corona pandemic.
This came in light of the third consecutive participation of the Ministry of Military Production in the exhibition, with the activities of the fifteenth edition of the International Defense Exhibition “IDEX 2021”, which was held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates during the period from 21 to 25 February 2021, which had a distinguished participation In the 2017 and 2019 versions.
Major General Morsi indicated that the military production factories in Egypt are working not only to produce the needs of the Egyptian armed forces, but also to produce all the needs of Egypt, including the new needs over the past year such as masks, sterilizers, disinfection materials, as well as sterilization gates and others.
The minister added on the sidelines of Egypt’s participation in the exhibition activities; This participation comes with the aim of communicating with the latest global developments in the field of armaments as well as defense capabilities, especially since the exhibition witnesses the participation of more than 60 countries.
Major General Morsi indicated during a direct interview on the East West program with the journalist Maya Hajij: That the exhibition represents opportunities for Egypt to exchange technological experiences with various companies specialized in this field.
The minister revealed that Egypt is adopting a plan based on digital transformation in various production lines specialized in producing defense equipment and devices through 16 factories and companies in Egypt for the production of military and defense equipment, pointing out that the digital transformation plan also includes research centers concerned with researching innovation in the field of military manufacturing.
Major General Morsi said that the ministry is cooperating with private sector In Egypt, to produce an electric-powered bus, which reduces the use of vehicles that generate environmentally harmful emissions.
He indicated that Egypt is preparing to host the “2021 EDEX Egypt” exhibition, which is scheduled to be held at the end of this year, and that it will be specialized in the field of military and defense industries.
The article, Minister of Military Production: The ministry’s plans and the volume of spending were not affected by the Corona pandemic. It was written in the Al-Borsa newspaper.