During the meeting the Committee announced that the rehearsal for the grand opening ceremony will commence from next week.
The rehearsal will witness a planned showcase and movement of contingents from the various wings of the UAE Armed Forces, Jets and Helicopters among other equipment. The rehearsal will span across Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and the Arabian Gulf Street.
Major General Dr. Obaid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Organizing Committee for IDEX 2015 said: “These rehearsals are a key part of IDEX. With every edition of IDEX we work towards effectively showcasing our cadets and armed forces to inculcate a sense of pride amongst our people. The rehearsal undoubtedly ensures that the team is at its highest level of readiness, delivering to the promise IDEX offers to all visitors and stakeholders.”
The Committee meeting comes within the framework of several regular preparatory meetings taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) to discuss key preparatory activities for the grand opening ceremony and the conference agenda for IDEX 2015.
IDEX takes place biennially under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and is organized by IDEX LLC (an ADNEC Group Company) in association with the UAE Armed Forces GHQ.
IDEX 2015 will feature the third edition of NAVDEX, the maritime security show that has quickly become the largest naval defense exhibition in the region, along with the first edition of UMEX, an unmanned systems technology show designed as an ideal business platform to promote and showcase the modern era of defense.
UMEX will for the first time showcase a live demonstration of unmanned systems and vehicles in the Middle East and Africa region. The live demonstration during the opening ceremony will be held at ‘Tarif’ in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi.
Welcoming Tawazun as Strategic Partner, IDEX 2015 will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), United Arab Emirates from 22- 26 February.