Commander of the Royal Saudi Air Defense Lieutenant General Mazyad bin Suleiman Al-Amro has headed the Ministry of Defense’s delegation to the 2021 Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Exhibition which was held in London this past week.
Arriving at the exhibition headquarters, Lieutenant General Al-Amro toured the facility and its various pavilions, and visited the pavilion of the General Authority for Military Industries and Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), and reviewed the opportunities to transfer and localize technologies in the field of military industries under the Saudi Vision 2030, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Lieutenant General Al-Amro also attended the lunch banquet that was held by Saudi Ambassador to UK Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz in the presence of UK Secretary of State for Defense Ben Wallace, several officials of the UK Ministry of Defense, the military advisor to Saudi Minister of Defense, and the Saudi Military Attaché to UK and Ireland.
Meanwhile, the Saudi pavilion at DSEI, which was led and organized by the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), received a lot of visitors and specialists in the military fields to know about the latest developments and developments in the military and defense industries sector in the Kingdom, and the sector’s rich local capabilities that meet the information needs of military devices.
The pavilion that was under the slogan “Invest in Saudi” witnessed the participation of the Ministry of Investment and the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), the Strategic Partner of the World Defense Show (WDS) due to take place in Riyadh on , in addition to the participation of the World Defense Show.
The Saudi pavilion received a number of dignitaries, officials, industry leaders and investors in the fields of military, security and defense industries, the most important of which was the visit of the Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, SPA added.
The Saudi pavilion also received the UK Secretary of State for Defense Ben Wallace and a number of official delegations at the regional and international levels, where they were briefed of the most prominent targets of the military industries sector in the Kingdom, its promising investment opportunities, and the efforts of the General Authority for Military Industries to embody the ambitious vision of the leadership to localize the sector with more than 50% of spending on military equipment and services by 2030.