Sheikh Hamdan tours the fifth edition of UMEX and SimTEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. WAM
Sheikh Hamdan said the UAE’s accomplishments in diverse spheres of life have placed it in the global spotlight and drawn the acclaim of international leaders in various sectors. The country provides a platform for global business communities and professionals in diverse industries across the world to connect, network, explore new opportunities and share innovation that can help shape a brighter future for the world.
Sheikh Hamdan was accompanied by Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group; and H.H. Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security.
On his arrival at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre, Sheikh Hamdan was welcomed by Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs.
Sheikh Hamdan was briefed about the event’s journey over the four last editions leading up to the fifth edition this year that has brought together 134 companies representing 26 nations, among which seven nations are participating for the first time. This year’s exhibition has seen its total space increase by 25 percent compared to the previous edition of the event.
Sheikh Hamdan toured the exhibition area and stopped by a number of national, regional and global pavilions where he viewed the latest technological innovations and solutions in the areas of unmanned systems, simulation, training, AI, robotics, and multi-use systems for defence and civilian sectors.
He said the international and local participation in the exhibition represents the highest excellence in the industry and the UAE’s best-in-class defence solutions.
He also commended the exceptional organisation of the event that showcases the UAE’s capabilities in hosting the world’s best global events and exhibitions.
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