New Saudi Defense Minister Attends IDEX 2015

Saudi Press Agency (SPA)27.02.2015 UAE
New Saudi Defense Minister Attends IDEX 2015

New Saudi Defense Minister Attends IDEX 2015

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Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz, Minister of Defense, Chief of the Royal Court, and Special Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques attended the events of the opening ceremony of IDEX 2015

, and watched shows of military operations with the participation of aircraft, helicopters, ships and land forces.

The Prince accompanied by Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy National Security Advisor of the United Arab Emirates visited the exhibition and watched its pavilions and contents of military industries and models of products of global companies specializing in military industries.

The Saudi Minister of Defense also visited the Saudi pavilion in the exhibition and the two sections of Advanced Electronics Company and the General Organization for Military Industries, praising its good organization and those in charge of it for their distinguished efforts.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman met the Deputy Minister of Defense of Finland, Lieutenant General Arto Raty, on the sidelines of IDEX 2015, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

During the meeting, they discussed aspects of cooperation between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Finland.

Prince Mohammed also met in Abu Dhabi with the Minister of Defense of the French Republic Jean-Yves Le Drian.

During the meeting, they reviewed the relations of fruitful cooperation between the two friendly countries and ways of enhancing them.

The meeting was attended by the Chief of General Staff General Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan and Director General of Defense Minister's Office Fahd bin Mohammed Al-Issa.

At the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, Prince Mohammed bin Salman was seen off by Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy National Security Advisor; Saudi Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Bisher; and a number of officials.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman was accompanied by Saudi Chief of General Staff General Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan; Director General of Defense Minister's Office Fahd bin Mohammed Al-Issa, and Advisor and President of Special Affairs at Defense Minister's Office Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Rayis.

Earlier, Prince Mohammed met in Riyadh on 19 February with the Chiefs of Staff of Coalition Countries against ISIS terrorist organization participating in their 5th conference being currently hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Prince wished the Chiefs of Staff of sisterly and friendly countries every success in their current conference and reaching measures in the service of regional and international security.

 

source: SPA

 
 



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