King meets heads of delegations to SOFEX 2018

Amman, His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday met with Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu and Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on the sidelines of the12th Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) 2018, and discussed with them ways of enhancing military and defense ties, as well as regional and international efforts to fight terrorism within a holistic approach.

His Majesty also held a series of meetings, in the presence of HRH Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein, with military and security leaders from Germany, the USA and Indonesia, as well as economic leaders representing a number of major defense and military companies participating in SOFEX.

During the meetings, opportunities to build economic and military partnerships among countries were discussed.

The military and security leaders commended the advanced level and professionalism of the Jordan armed forces at different levels, stressing the importance of SOFEX in providing an opportunity to exchange expertise in various security and military areas.

SOFEX 2018, which attracts more than 350 companies from 35 countries, offers a major opportunity for local, regional and international companies to showcase their latest innovations in the field of special operations forces equipment manufacturing and national security-related technologies.

The meetings were attended by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the King’s Advisor and Director of His Majesty’s Office.

Source: Jordan News Agency