State of the art and sophisticated defence products are being showcased at four-day International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (Ideas) 2016 inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday.
IDEAS 2016, being the most strategically important event of the region, will once again bring together all the industry’s players across the globe to showcase the latest technological innovations.
The 4 days of the Show are exclusively for trade visitors and high official defence delegates.
The most productive geopolitical region of Asia is one of the largest markets for Defence Products.
The defence industries of Turkey, China, Russia, North America, South America, Europe and Asia will have a significant presence at the exhibition.
There are 418 firms from 34 countries participating, out of which 157 are Pakistani firms.
Luxembourg, Denmark, Belarus, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Belgium, Romania and Nigeria are the 9 countries visiting and participating in IDEAS.
In a bid to effectively meet the new challenge posed by the transformed regional and global security dynamics, Asia as well as governments of the neighboring continent of Africa allocates significant budgets for modernization and up-gradation programs for their armed forces.