Turkish Defence Alliance-TDA accompanied by a group of press members participated in IDEAS 2014 International Defence Exhibition held in Karachi city of Pakistan between 01-04 December 2014. TDA took part in the Exhibition under the National Participation Organization by the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) of Turkey.
Our country was represented at IDEAS 2014 International Defence Exhibition by the Deputy Defence Minister Mr. Hasan Kemal YARDIMCI. TDA Chairman Mr. Latif Aral ALİŞ, Deputy Defence Minister Mr. Hasan Kemal YARDIMCI and SSM Undersecretary Prof. Dr. İsmail DEMİR jointly held official talks with particularly the Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and many top-level guests. Participating with 15 firms in the Exhibition, our country ranked first in this respect at the Exhibition in which some 300 firms from 60 countries participated, with the big interest shown to our firms’ stands being a source of pride for our country.
On the second day of the Exhibition, a press conference was held jointly by SSM Undersecretary Prof. Dr. İsmail DEMİR and TDA Chairman Mr. Latif Aral ALİŞ, mentioning the importance of Pakistan’s engagement in defence and aerospace industry from the standpoint of our country’s related exports, noting that the cooperation between the two countries should continue increasingly to cover different areas along with defence.