Defence exhibition IDEAS 2022 kicks off in Karachi

Defence exhibition IDEAS 2022 kicks off in Karachi

The 11th edition of International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2022 commenced at Expo Center in Karachi on Tuesday.

Foreign Minister (FM) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari inaugurated the exhibition, the Radio Pakistan reported.

Federal Minister for Defence production Muhammad Israr Tareen, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and high civil and military official are attending the inaugural ceremony.

Around 300 exhibitors from 32 countries will display their latest and innovative products whereas over 500 national and international delegates are taking part in the exhibition.

Apart from the six halls of the expo centre, three marquees have also been set up, one of which has been named after Kashmir.

A Karachi Show will also be held on November Thursday at Nishan-e-Pakistan on the beach for the citizens.

High-level defence delegations of friendly countries are also participating in the IDEAS-2022.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said he is pleased to see that the country's defence sector is catering to demands of modern technological era.

In a tweet on Tuesday, the premier said that the ongoing IDEAS Defence Expo in Karachi highlights Pakistan's growing footprint in the global defence market.

PM Shehbaz said that the expo's theme 'Arms for Peace' reflects Pakistan's desire for peace and stability.