Russian Minister of
Industry and Trade Denis Manturov will head the Russian Delegation in Abu Dhabi
at the opening of the 12th International Defense Expo IDEX-2015 on February 22, 2015
On the first day of the visit Denis Manturov plans to visit the Russian exposition, which
over 700 samples of modern military equipment and weapons. Among the new Russian products on the stands of IDEX-2015 are a full-scale sample unit of self-propelled anti-tank system
«Khrizantema-S», the newest Russian tank T-90MS, a full-scale
display sample of a 57-MM automated
artillery system AU-220M with an 8x8 chassis, designed by Emirati partners, and
a number of other products.
visit, the head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade is scheduled to meet with
top leadership of UAE, as well as with the CEOs of the Emirates Defence
Industries Company and Mubadala Investment and Development Company - Khaldoon
Khalifa Al Mubarak and Homaid Al Shemmari.
On the second
day of the visit Denis Manturov will hold talks with Minister of Foreign
Affairs of the UAE and the co-chairman of the intergovernmental Russian-Emirate
trade, economic and technical cooperation commission Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed
Al Nahyan. The parties will discuss issues of trade and economic relations
between Russia and UAE.
In addition, Denis Manturov will
give interviews to the Russian and foreign press.
The XII International Defense Exhibition
IDEX-2015 features by more than 1,000 international companies from 60 countries
registered by the organizers. The following countries have their national pavilions: Russia, UAE, USA, UK, Germany,
France, China, Italy, South Africa, Switzerland, Canada, Austria, Turkey,
Bulgaria, Finland, Spain, Sweden, and Belgium. The expo organizers
expect more than 80
official delegations from 70 countries to visit IDEX-2015.