ABU DHABI, 17th February, 2023 – The Tawazun Council has announced its participation in the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2023) and the Naval Defence Exhibition and Conference (NAVDEX 2023), which will be held from 20th-24th February at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the event aims to bring together leading industry players, decision-makers, and military experts to showcase the latest innovations and technologies in the defense and security sectors.
As an independent government entity working closely with the Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces, and security agencies in the UAE, Tawazun Council seeks to strengthen its strategic partnerships and present the latest solutions and initiatives in the defense industries. The council aims to maximize value for money through innovative budgeting and acquisition systems while sustaining technology and innovation and accelerating ecosystem growth to support national industry needs.
Tareq Abdulraheem Al Hosani, Secretary-General of Tawazun Council, stated, “We are proud to participate in IDEX, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, as it has been able to consolidate its position as one of the most important defense exhibitions in the world. For three decades, IDEX has been the ideal platform for fostering collaborations between the national, regional, and worldwide defense and security sectors.”
The Tawazun Council participates in this year’s IDEX 2023 as the ‘Principal Partner’ in line with its objectives to support defense industries and develop knowledge, technological, and industrial capabilities. It also aims to support the UAE’s economic and industrial development drive.
During the exhibition, Tawazun Council will focus on the future and encourage Emirati youth to join the promising sector. The council’s strategic goals will be highlighted, and the most cutting-edge innovative solutions will be showcased.
Mona Ahmed Al Jaber, Director of Corporate Communications at Tawazun Council, said, “The council’s participation in IDEX 2023, one of the world’s most important defense shows, is consistent with its efforts to enable the UAE’s defence and security industry and keep up with the quick and successive advances in this industry.”
The Tawazun Council Chalet, built on 1,696 square meters, will highlight its strategic goals and its contribution to the defense and security industries through various sections displaying the latest products and innovative solutions. The exhibition will also highlight Tawazun Economic Programme projects and initiatives, which help foster growth, contribute to empowering national capacities through global and local partnerships, and support technology and innovation through R&D.