DUBAI: Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain who is on official visit in Dubai attended opening ceremony of Dubai Air show.Minister of State for Defence UAE has invited him to participate in the airshow. Chairman PAC Kamra Air Marshal Arshad Mehmood Malik briefed the Minister about activities of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex.
Sardar Mehtab Abbasi Advisor to Prime Minister on Aviation was also present in the briefing at PAC pavilion. Minister also visted Pakistan pavilion.
The 15th edition of the biennial Dubai Airshow features more than 1,200 exhibitors including 100 taking part for the first time and over 160 aircraft on display during the show. The five-day event, which is open for trade visitors only, will be the biggest in terms of the number of exhibitors, visitors and aircraft displays.
The airshow, which will continue from 12th to 15th November 2017 is expected to attract 72,500 visitors this year as compared to 66,346 in the 2015 edition which witnessed $37.2 billion worth of orders. This is the fourth highest since records began. About 1,103 exhibitors from 61 countries attended the 2015 air show.