Abu Dhabi, Ms. Zobaida Jalal, Federal Minister for Defence Production visited the UAE from 20-24 February 2021 to attend NAVDEX/IDEX 2021 held in Abu Dhabi from 21-25 February 2021. The Minister attended the inauguration ceremony along with the UAE leadership and other visiting Ministers. The Minister also visited Pakistan Pavilion in IDEX and appreciated the excellent level of preparedness of Pakistani exhibitors.
During her stay, the Minister met with His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence of the UAE. Federal Minister conveyed the message of goodwill from the Prime Minister of Pakistan to the UAE leadership. She thanked the UAE leadership for excellent hospitality provided to her delegation and Pakistani exhibitors in the exhibition. She also congratulated the UAE on successfully holding the IDEX despite COVID challenges. She conveyed Pakistan’s willingness to work closely in the defence production sector to bolster the existing Pakistan-UAE bilateral relations.
H.E Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence of the UAE thanked the Government of Pakistan and Ms. Zobaida Jalal for active participation in the exhibition and hoped this would lead towards stronger relations between both countries. He also assured of his support towards bilateral ties, including cooperation in the defence production field.