IDEX, NAVDEX 2021 herald period of recovery from COVID-19 pandemic


ABU DHABI- The launch of the 15th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX) 2021 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) heralded a period of recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, underscoring the importance of global cooperation in addressing the impact of the pandemic on all fronts, most notably in terms of health and the economy.The presence of exhibitors from 60 countries at the event also highlights the UAE’s capacity to host leading international defence exhibitions while applying a series of strict precautionary measures aimed at ensuring the health and safety of all participants, confirming that the recovery process and the continued adherence to preventive measures are two faces of the same coin, which will lead to the return to normalcy.In their statements to the Emirates News Agency (WAM), officials and participants at IDEX and NAVDEX 2021 stressed that the UAE, by hosting this global event, more...