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Gulf Defence Conference Commences

Gulf Defence Conference Commences
Gulf Defence Conference Commences

(Abu Dhabi) – Under the patronage of the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and in the presence of H.E. Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA) held the official conference for IDEX 2013- the Gulf Defence Conference (GDC) at the Armed Forces Officers Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The French Minister for Defence Jean-Yves Le Drian, presented the first keynote speech. Major General (Ret.) Khaled Abdullah Al Bu-Ainnain, President of INEGMA welcomed the audience with his opening remarks. He addressed the dynamic changes in the regional environment as well as defense and security relations throughout the region. Major General Al Bu-Ainnain stated that IDEX is an important platform for countries to demonstrate their technologies and build regional connections. The triad of air, land, and sea is a critical component of coalition operations.

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