Lauds nation’s ‘high-level competencies’ in priority sectors
HE Dr Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, recently led a joint delegation by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) and the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to the Tawazun Industrial Park and the Tawazun Economic Council (Tawazun), the integrated national centre for defense, security, and aviation industries.
The Minister was accompanied on the tour by HE Omar Al Suwaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology; Director General Dr. Mubarak Saeed Bin Ghafan Al Jabri and other top officials.
The delegation was welcomed by HE Tariq Abdul Raheem Al Hosani, CEO, Tawazun Economic Council; Faisal Al Bannai, Chairman of the Board of Directors, EDGE; Mansour Al Mulla, CEO, EDGE Group and other high-level officials.
The joint delegation was briefed on plans to develop and expand defense projects at Tawazun Park, including a presentation on the work of Halcon, a regional leader in precision-guided munitions.
The group also met EPI, housed within Edge Group’s platforms and systems cluster, and discussed the production of parts for the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, in addition to the manufacture of high-performance equipment and parts for the oil and gas industry.
“The UAE’s commitment to enhancing the ease of doing business by leveraging the competitive advantages of the country and lowering costs aims to empower the national industrial sector, attract industrial investment, and create commercially viable opportunities for national products,” asserted Dr. Sultan.