Jordan to partake in 2022 DIMDEX maritime defense exhibition

Chief of Naval Operations Gary Roughead (left) speaks with Qatari. Abdullah Eid Al-Bourdainiby at the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition (DIMDEX) Mid East Naval Commander's Conference in Doha, Qatar in 2010. (File Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
AMMAN — Jordan is scheduled to participate in the 2022 Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX), slated for March 21 under the theme "Connecting the World’s Maritime Defense and Security Community".اضافة اعلان

According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the organizing committee of the three-day event, held once every two years with Arab and international participants, announced in a statement on Monday that electronic registration for participation is now open.

The exhibition is held under the patronage of Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, and is organized by the Qatar Armed Forces. It will bring together a number of senior government officials and figures from the maritime defense and security community to showcase the latest technologies and innovations in the international security and defense fields.

The exhibition received positive feedback from local and global companies, the statement said, noting that 90 percent of the total display area was booked and 14 international pavilions have confirmed their attendance, including Jordan, Italy, France, Germany, Turkey, the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, Pakistan, Iran, India, China, and Croatia.

Qatari companies are expected to present their latest products to boost partnerships with leading companies in the defense industry, the statement added.

DIMDEX will feature other displays including the Visiting Warship Display at Hamad Port and the Middle East Naval Commanders Conference (MENC), which "invites key decision makers, thought-leaders and academics to engage in panel discussion on the latest trends related to maritime defense and security," it indicated.

It will also highlight modern technologies in the fields of cyber security, artificial intelligence and anti-piracy systems.

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