Lieutenant-General Mohamed Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and Military Production, witnessed Sunday the first International Air Power Symposium.
The Air Force organized the event under the title “Emerging Challenges.”
Senior commanders of the armed forces, a number of air force commanders of brotherly and friendly countries and high-level official delegations from Military experts in the field of aviation and representatives of major international companies in the field of space technology, aviation and air navigation took part in the event.
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The symposium began with a speech by Lieutenant-General Mohamed Abbas Helmy, Commander of the Air Force, welcoming all the delegations participating in the event,
He stressed the importance of organizing such events in communication and providing a fertile environment for the exchange of experiences that contribute to keeping pace with the successive developments in the field of aviation technology and sciences to confront potential threats.
The Symposium included many events; most notably a presentation by the Egyptian Air Force that dealt with the role it played in confronting terrorism and threats on all strategic directions within the framework of the armed forces’ actions to secure Egyptian interests and national security.
The presentation also tackled the Air Force’s vision of the participating countries on the most important challenges and threats they face at both levels.
Workshops on methods of confronting modern non-traditional threats in light of developing the available capabilities and methods of use were held too.
Lieutenant-General Mohamed Zaki delivered a speech greetings President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of the Republic, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Egypt’s hosting the event.
He affirmed the armed forces’ keenness to participate in presenting future visions based on scientific foundations to meet the various challenges, lauding all the topics raised in the symposium, their importance to support the efforts made to maintain security and stability and to emphasize the readiness and combat readiness.