DUBAI: The World Defense Show (WDS) announced Monday the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), would be its strategic partner for the 2022 show that takes place from March 6 to March 9.
The partnership between the WDS and SAMI will contribute to supporting the efforts of the military industries led by the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) in an effort to localize more than 50 percent of the military industries, in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
SAMI will play a prominent role participating in the event and work with Saudi authorities to present to major global stakeholders in the sector the Kingdom’s abilities in the defense industry.
The partnership deal was signed by the CEO of SAMI, Walid bin Abdulmajeed Abukhaled, and the CEO of the WDS, Sean Ormrod in the presence of the Governor of GAMI, Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Ohali, and the Saudi Ambassador to the UAE, Turki bin Abdullah Al-Dakhil.
Abukhaled said SAMI played a vital role in supporting the efforts of the PIF to localize the latest technologies and know-how, as well as building strategic economic partnerships.
He said the strategic partnership agreement with WDS would provide many exceptional opportunities for cooperation with all stakeholders in the global military and security defense industry.
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