Zubaida Jalal inaugurates IDEF 2019 in Turkey

Federal minister for defence production inaugurated the opening session along with President Erdogan

Our Correspondent May 02, 2019

Federal Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal on Thursday inaugurated the opening session of the International Defence Industry Fair 2019 being held in Turkey.

Jalal inaugurated the session along with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. IDEF 2019 is being hosted by Turkey's Ministry of National Defense from April 30 till May 3.

IDEF 2019 hosts 1,061 participant companies and their representatives, 150 delegations and 550 delegation members active in the defence field from 70 countries and three international organisations.

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Over 4,000 meetings are scheduled to take place during the fair which hosts 15 ministers, 13 chiefs of general staff, 16 deputy minister, five deputy chiefs of staff, 10 force commanders, 13 under-secretaries and two chiefs of general directorate of security, and many civil and military procurement authorities.

Besides the products and services which are on display at the fair center, maritime components are on display at the West İstanbul Marina. The fair will be visited by defence industry professionals till May 3, 2019.



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