State Minister for Military Production Mohamed Salah Eldin Moustafa asserted his ministry’s keenness on promoting cooperation with Russian companies.
This came during his meeting on Russia’s “Rosoboronexport” representatives on the sidelines of the third edition of Egypt Defense Expo “EDEX 2023”, held at the Egypt International Exhibition Center in Cairo from December 4 to 7.
During the meeting, the minister underlined the key role of companies and unites affiliated with the Military Production Ministry in meeting the needs and demands of the Egyptian Armed Forces in terms of weapons, equipment and ammunition.
He also stressed their important role in backing the Egyptian State’s plan to achieve comprehensive sustainable development through their contribution to implementing national projects.
For their part, the Russian company’s representatives said that “Rosoboronexport” is currently implementing a number of joint projects in the Middle East to manufacture armored vehicles, small arms and anti-tank weapons.
They also expressed keenness on taking part in the 2023 edition of EDEX, noting that “Rosoboronexport” participated in the 2018 and 2021 editions of EDEX exhibition.