Islamabad: Ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan, Mr. Saqr Bin Mubarak Al-Mansouri, called on Federal Minister for Defence Production, Rana Tanveer Hussain at his office at Ministry of Defence Production, Rawalpindi on Wednesday. Qatar envoy handed over the invitation of The military exhibition DIMDEX-18 to Rana Tanveer Hussain from DR. Khalid Al Attiyah, Minister for state for Defence Affairs of Qatar. DIMDEX 2018, will be held over 3 days from 12-14 March at the Qatar National Convention Centre.
Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference (DIMDEX) is an established platform that showcases the latest naval, maritime and security innovations to key audiences from across the globe. Hosted and organized by Qatar Armed Forces, DIMDEX encourages productive commercial opportunities by enabling exhibitors to request for appointments with the official VIP delegations of choice via our exclusive Delegation Management System (DMS). DIMDEX facilitates outstanding commercial prospects for companies specialising in the following technologies and services. In its sixth edition, DIMDEX will showcase a variety of industry sectors to nurture attractive commercial prospects.
Federal Minister Rana Tanveer Hussain accepted the invitation and highlighted the importance of Pakistan and Qatar brotherly relations. Federal Minister stated that Pakistan values its relation with Qatar and desire to further strengthen the relation between both the countries. Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Defence Production briefed the Ambassador about salient of JF-17 thunder aircraft. He said that it is an advanced, all weather, multirole, fighter aircraft with an excellent air-to-air, and air-to-ground combat capabilities. Federal Minister also briefed the dignitary about the defence industries and their state of the art Defence Products. He further expressed that POF has the expertise and skill to establish production facilities for infantry weapons, small arms and ammunition while security products manufactured by HIT that can also be beneficial for Qatar’s defence forces.
Both sides expressed the desire to expand defence industrial cooperation. The importance of joint ventures and exchange of expertise between the two countries also came under discussion. Federal Minister conveyed best wishes for the honorable guest, his family and people of Qatar. He extended an invitation for Qatari leadership to attend IDEAS-2018 to be held in November 2018.